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Former Royal Naval Hospital the Square Number 18 and Attached Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.3711 / 50°22'16"N

Longitude: -4.1597 / 4°9'34"W

OS Eastings: 246513

OS Northings: 54588

OS Grid: SX465545

Mapcode National: GBR R7G.SP

Mapcode Global: FRA 2852.37Z

Entry Name: Former Royal Naval Hospital the Square Number 18 and Attached Wall

Listing Date: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113324

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473521

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
740-1/56/800 (North side)
Former Royal Naval Hospital: The
Square No.18 and attached wall


Formerly known as: Royal Naval Hospital: Entrance Lodge (left)
HIGH STREET Stonehouse.
Officer's house at former Naval Hospital, now house. Mid C19.
Dressed Plymouth limestone brought to course with dry slate
roof over a moulded stone parapet, pediment west gable;
stuccoed panelled lateral stacks with moulded cornices.
Single-depth plan.
2 storeys; 2-window range. Rusticated quoins, plat band and
bracketed moulded eaves to blocking course, and coped end
pediment gables. Console hoods to ground floor of 2-window
south range linked to string, plain openings above, all with
horned sashes, 2 lower sashes with glazing bars. Right-hand
return has a right-hand doorway and a small 6/6 pane sash.
Left-hand return with chimney. Rear of 3 bays with detail
similar to the front.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: wall to rear extends alongside lane to
meet Nos 1-3 The Square (qv).
HISTORY: the house, together with that to the east (qv),
accommodated the officers of the subaltern guard of the Royal
Marines, posted here in order to prevent desertions; they were
replaced by the Admiralty Constabulary in the mid C19. The
main south gate was between these houses until 1911. Forms
part of an outstanding and complete military hospital complex.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:
654 & 655; Morrison K: Royal Naval Hospital, Stonehouse:
Cambridge: 1992-: 100373).

Listing NGR: SX4651354588

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