James Thomson, architect; circa 1883. Classically detailed
terrace of 9 houses, never completed and thus severely
truncated at W. Polished ashlar, partly stonecleaned. 2
storeys attics and basement with 3-storey terminal pavilions
of 2-bay houses. Wide flights of steps oversailing basement
to Ionic distyle in antis porch; tripartite doorpiece with
glazed sidelights; recessed double-leaf panelled doors. To
left of door; 2-storey canted window rises from basement. All
other windows architraved, consoled and pedimented at 1st
floor. Sash windows, plate glass glazing.
3 storey pavilions; 2-bays per house; canted window to left,
doorpiece to right; detailed as above. 2nd floor windows in
moulded architraves, (tripartite over canted windows.)
Continuous string courses to all cills. Mutule main cornice,
bracketted at pavilions. Deep parapet interrupted by
aedicular pedimented dormers, alternately single or 3-light.
Corniced axial stacks, mostly octagonal flues; slate roofs.
Cast-iron railings to basement. Solid scrolled ashlar parapet
East flank: similarly detailed. Droved ashlar rear.
Coped rubble boundary wall to Devonshire Terrace Lane.
Mews cottages at Nos 18, 28 and 32 Devonshire Terrace Lane;
stugged painted ashlar, carriage entrances now windows; axial