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Numbers 23 to 39 and Attached Forecourt Walls and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3627 / 50°21'45"N

Longitude: -4.1491 / 4°8'56"W

OS Eastings: 247243

OS Northings: 53632

OS Grid: SX472536

Mapcode National: GBR R96.R2

Mapcode Global: FRA 2862.MFW

Entry Name: Numbers 23 to 39 and Attached Forecourt Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 1 May 1975

Last Amended: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113297

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473460

Location: Plymouth, PL1

County: City of Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter and the Waterfront

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text


PLYMOUTH

SX4753 GRAND PARADE, Hoe, West
740-1/66/313 (South side)
01/05/75 Nos.23-39 (Odd)
and attached forecourt walls and
railings
(Formerly Listed as:
GREAT WESTERN ROAD, Plymouth
West Hoe Terrace Nos 1-9 (consec))

GV II

Planned terrace of houses, the rear elevation overlooking
Plymouth Sound, several now used as hotels. c1860s. Stucco
with stucco detail; roof hidden behind balustered parapet with
moulded cornice; stuccoed end and axial stacks with moulded
cornices. Double-depth plan, the houses arranged as
mirror-image pairs with paired porches, each house with 1 room
at the front.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys over basement; fronts of centre and end
houses broken forward, each house a 2-window range except
centre house which is a 3-window range; many original hornless
sashes, some horned copies and some C20 windows; tripartite
windows to ground floor. Stucco detail includes: pilastered
porches, each with 3 keyed round-arched openings to the front
and 2 similar blind openings to the sides; entablature above
ground floor continuing around porches with balustraded
fronts; bracketed sills, pilasters, entablature and pediments
to 1st floor of centre and end houses and to the principal
chambers of the other houses; all other window openings to
upper floors with moulded architraves and sill brackets under
sill string. Panelled doors except Nos 33 and 39 with C20
doors.
INTERIORS where inspected retain moulded and carved plaster
ceiling cornices and various other original features including
staircases.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: stuccoed forecourt walls surmounted by
cast-iron railings with pointed arcaded detail.
A prominently sited and complete terrace of this period.


Listing NGR: SX4724353632

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