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Lockyer Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3679 / 50°22'4"N

Longitude: -4.1439 / 4°8'38"W

OS Eastings: 247625

OS Northings: 54200

OS Grid: SX476542

Mapcode National: GBR RB2.7R

Mapcode Global: FRA 2862.9DN

Entry Name: Lockyer Court

Listing Date: 1 May 1975

Last Amended: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113342

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473564

Location: Plymouth, PL1

County: City of Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter and the Waterfront

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text


PLYMOUTH

SX4754 LOCKYER STREET, Hoe
740-1/57/287 (West side)
01/05/75 Nos.14 AND 15
Lockyer Court
(Formerly Listed as:
LOCKYER STREET, Plymouth
Nos.14 AND 15
Prince of Wales Hospital)

GV II

Orphanage, later hospital; 2 houses at end of planned terrace,
the others rebuilt in facsimile following damage during the
Blitz. Early-mid C19 with C20 extension in Neo-Classical
style. Stucco with stucco detail; roof behind parapets with
moulded entablature, the parapet of No.15 (right) is taller;
attic windows. Double-depth plan extended later to rear.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys plus attic over basement, now with the
only entrances; 3:3-window range, No.15 with giant pilasters
flanking upper-floor bays. Late C19 or C20 horned sashes,
those to ground floor in round-arched openings. Stucco detail
includes: channelled rustication to ground floor with impost
string and voussoirs and string above and balustraded balcony
with moulded cornice on square basement structure to far
right. Right-hand 2-storey return elevation is C20 in
neo-classical style with 3:2:3 bays with balustraded parapet
and 2 open pediments over paired giant Ionic pilasters; mostly
blind openings.
INTERIOR: not inspected but may retain original features of
interest.
Included for group value as part of an important planned group
of terraces and villas by Foulston and his pupil Wightwick on
the Hoe, a scheme which placed Plymouth in the forefront of
town planning in the early/mid C19.


Listing NGR: SX4762654215

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