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Numbers 68 to 78 and Attached Forecourt Walls and Railings to 68 to 76

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3657 / 50°21'56"N

Longitude: -4.162 / 4°9'43"W

OS Eastings: 246335

OS Northings: 53994

OS Grid: SX463539

Mapcode National: GBR R73.CH

Mapcode Global: FRA 2852.GDJ

Entry Name: Numbers 68 to 78 and Attached Forecourt Walls and Railings to 68 to 76

Listing Date: 1 May 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1319623

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473345

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

SX4653NW DURNFORD STREET, Stonehouse
740-1/65/757 (West side)
01/05/75 Nos.68-78 (Even)
and attached forecourt walls and
railings to Nos.68-76

GV II

Planned terrace of houses. 1807 rainwater head to No.78.
Stucco to front, slatehanging to rear of Nos 72-78; slurried
slate and dry slate roofs with dentilled eaves cornice; large
brick end stacks. Double-depth plan, each house with 1 large
room at the front and the entrance hall to one side, plus rear
service wings.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys plus attic over basement; each house a
3-window range. Late C19 or C20 horned sashes, those to No.78
with glazing bars. Nos 72, 74 and 78 have pilastered doorways
with blind fanlights to open pediments; No.76 with entablature
instead of pediment; all with panelled doors and reveals.
No.68 has enclosed entrance porch to right-hand return.
Original 3 and 4-storey semicircular bay windows with fluted
pilasters to rear of Nos 72-78.
INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to be of interest.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: low plinth on basement walls surmounted
by wrought-iron railings with urn finials; steps up to
entrances.
Part of a planned late Georgian street, laid out in 1773.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:
672).


Listing NGR: SX4634053974

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