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Former Royal Naval Hospital the Square Number 17

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.371 / 50°22'15"N

Longitude: -4.1597 / 4°9'35"W

OS Eastings: 246509

OS Northings: 54572

OS Grid: SX465545

Mapcode National: GBR R7G.2H

Mapcode Global: FRA 2852.3UF

Entry Name: Former Royal Naval Hospital the Square Number 17

Listing Date: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113323

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473520

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
740-1/56/884 (North side)
Former Royal Naval Hospital: The
Square No.17


Formerly known as: Royal Naval Hospital: Barracks HIGH STREET
Barracks at former Naval Hospital; now offices. Mid-late C18.
Plymouth limestone rubble with limestone dressings, and slate
hipped roof. Single-depth plan.
3 storeys; 5-window range. Plat bands to each floor, and a
coped parapet, which rakes down to the left end; plain
architraves to 2 central cross windows on the ground floor
with glazing bars, 2-light casements above, a narrow blocked
entrance to the right and a doorway at the left end. Rear has
blind ground floor, 5 first-floor and 2 second-floor lights,
and a tall narrow stair light to the south.
INTERIOR: has a dogleg stair from the entrance, with mid C19
HISTORY: outside the original south entrance to the hospital,
this was used as barracks for the hospital constabulary. The
details are similar to those of the nearby Stonehouse Marines
barracks of the 1760s. Part of an outstanding and complete
military hospital complex.
(Morrison K: Royal Naval Hospital, Stonehouse: Cambridge:
1992-: 100373).

Listing NGR: SX4650954572

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