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Former Royal Naval Hospital Inner Gate Piers and Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.3717 / 50°22'18"N

Longitude: -4.1598 / 4°9'35"W

OS Eastings: 246509

OS Northings: 54657

OS Grid: SX465546

Mapcode National: GBR R7G.27

Mapcode Global: FRA 2851.WSH

Entry Name: Former Royal Naval Hospital Inner Gate Piers and Gates

Listing Date: 1 May 1975

Last Amended: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113287

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473503

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

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
740-1/56/803 (North side)
01/05/75 Former Royal Naval Hospital: Inner
gate-piers and gates
(Formerly Listed as:
HIGH STREET, Stonehouse
Royal Naval Hospital: Inner


Gate-piers within grounds of former Naval Hospital. c1810,
probably by Daniel Alexander (1768-1846) with carvings by CR
Smith. Rusticated limestone piers, each pier with pedimented
cap over carved relief and fretted band in Greek Revival
manner. One of the piers is resited. Also resited are the mid
C19 iron studded gates with open cast-iron top panels, each
gate with turned frieze above ornate scrollwork with Victoria
coat of arms to centre and 3 small fielded bottom panels
within bolection mouldings.
Part of an outstanding and complete military hospital complex.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:
654 & 655; Journal of Royal Medical Service: Gordon Pugh, PD,
Surg. Capt. Royal Navy: History of the Royal Naval Hospital
Plymouth: 1972-; Morrison K: Royal Naval Hospital, Stonehouse:
Cambridge: 1992-: 100373).

Listing NGR: SX4651054657

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