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Latitude: 50.3675 / 50°22'2"N
Longitude: -4.1387 / 4°8'19"W
OS Eastings: 247996
OS Northings: 54140
OS Grid: SX479541
Mapcode National: GBR RBX.TG
Mapcode Global: FRA 2862.CFZ
Entry Name: Numbers 5 to 8 and Attached Forecourt Walls, Steps and Railings
Listing Date: 9 November 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1113329
English Heritage Legacy ID: 473528
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
SX4654 HOE GARDENS, Hoe
740-1/57/274 (South side)
and attached forecourt walls, steps
Planned mews terrace. Mid-late C19. Stucco with stucco detail;
dry slate or asbestos slate roofs with slightly-projecting
eaves, the roofs of the end houses higher; stepped brick end
and axial stacks. Double-depth plan, Nos 5-8 each with 2 rooms
at the front and with a central entrance hall, No.8 with 1
room at the front and its entrance hall on the left.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys over basement; Nos 5-7 each house with a
symmetrical 3-window front; No.8 with 2-window range. Probably
original horned sashes, those to ground floor, and doorways,
under segmental arches and within channelled rustication,
those to 1st floor with moulded architraves rising from
mid-floor strings except for central oriels on brackets to Nos
5-7 and with pilastered tripartite windows and moulded
entablature, and 2nd floor with similar string and single or
paired pilastered lights with keyed round arches.
INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to be of interest.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: forecourt walls, boundary walls and
ramped walls flanking entrance bridges surmounted by
wrought-iron railings with arrow-head finials and with turned
stanchions with turned finials.
Included as part of an important planned group of terraces and
villas on the Hoe, a scheme which placed Plymouth in the
forefront of town planning in the early/mid C19.
Listing NGR: SX4799654140
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