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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1130045



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: City of Plymouth

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Nov-1998

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 473282

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SX4856SE COMPTON AVENUE, Mannamead 740-1/38/325 (South side) No.80


Former vicarage of Emmanuel Church, Mannamead Road (qv). 1906 (Pevsner). Roughcast render; steep red tile roofs with projecting eaves with exposed rafters and projecting verges with exposed purlins and jettied over canted oriels [front and rear]; mostly outbuilt end stacks with most of the original pots. L-shaped plan, the front with pair of cross wings plus lower service wing at right angles to rear left. Arts and Crafts design. 2 storeys plus attics; 3-window-range front. Wide wooden mullioned windows with leaded glass; central flat-roofed porch on scrolled brackets, buttressed doorway with planked door and small window right of door, and canted bay window right of porch. INTERIOR: has large entrance/stair hall with large open-well staircase with open string, panelled newels, moulded handrails and splat balustrades; newel posts continued up to support moulded beams of coffered and corbelled ceiling; eared chimneypiece to right-hand room, otherwise not inspected. A very good example of a restrained design after the style of architects such as Voysey and Parker. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-: 670).

Listing NGR: SX4926256278

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Devon, (1989), 670

National Grid Reference: SX 49262 56278


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