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Former Royal Naval Hospital Boundary Wall to North West Side

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.3715 / 50°22'17"N

Longitude: -4.1547 / 4°9'16"W

OS Eastings: 246871

OS Northings: 54620

OS Grid: SX468546

Mapcode National: GBR R88.XL

Mapcode Global: FRA 2852.56Q

Entry Name: Former Royal Naval Hospital Boundary Wall to North West Side

Listing Date: 1 May 1975

Last Amended: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113286

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473502

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

Church of England Parish: Plymouth St Peter and the Holy Apostles

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


SX4654NE HIGH STREET, Stonehouse
740-1/56/798 (North side)
01/05/75 Former Royal Naval Hospital:
Boundary Wall to NW side
(Formerly Listed as:
HIGH STREET, Stonehouse
Royal Naval Hospital: Boundary wall
along Clarence Place and Stoke Road)


Boundary wall to former Naval Hospital, designed to prevent
the desertion of patients usually recruited by press-gangs.
1758-1762. High rubble wall, from approx 5m high, with two
doorways. Important part of the design of this hospital, the
1st of its type, with the wards set out in blocks to prevent
the spread of disease.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:
654 & 655).

Listing NGR: SX4687154620

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