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Belvedere

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3645 / 50°21'52"N

Longitude: -4.1443 / 4°8'39"W

OS Eastings: 247585

OS Northings: 53824

OS Grid: SX475538

Mapcode National: GBR RB0.46

Mapcode Global: FRA 2862.H8P

Entry Name: Belvedere

Listing Date: 1 May 1975

Last Amended: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113330

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473529

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

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Listing Text


PLYMOUTH

SX4753 HOE ROAD, Hoe
740-1/66/275 (North side)
01/05/75 Belvedere
(Formerly Listed as:
THE HOE, Plymouth
Belvidere)

GV II

Large summer house or belvedere in public park, erected on the
site of former bull ring. 1891 date flanking central royal
coat of arms; the structure incorporates C17 granite Tuscan
columns from the old Market (see also Drake's Place, North
Hill qv). Mostly stuccoed with stucco detail.
Terraced building on 3 levels each with an open colonnaded
front, each colonnade with an entablature with triglyphs and a
dentilled cornice and surmounted by a turned balustrade. The
lower level is 4:1:4 bays, the central bay broken forward and
with date panel flanked by pilasters. The next level has a
cavetto semicircular-on-plan 1:6:1-bay front with canted ends;
the top level has similar but less curved and canted front of
1:5:1 bays plus solid end bays, and with a flagpole above the
central bay. There are 2 cast-iron lamp standards above the
lower level at left and right.
One of many fine buildings in this park.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:
665).

Listing NGR: SX4758553824

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