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Latitude: 50.3698 / 50°22'11"N
Longitude: -4.1368 / 4°8'12"W
OS Eastings: 248135
OS Northings: 54389
OS Grid: SX481543
Mapcode National: GBR RC7.40
Mapcode Global: FRA 2872.06C
Entry Name: Corporation Buildings
Listing Date: 19 December 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1113368
English Heritage Legacy ID: 473585
Location: Plymouth, PL4
County: City of Plymouth
Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter and the Waterfront
Built-Up Area: Plymouth
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
SX4854SW LOOE STREET, Barbican
740-1/62/13 (North side)
19/12/88 Nos.16-22 (Consecutive)
Marked Nos 10-15 on OS map.
Terrace of local authority housing with corner shop. Very
early C20. Painted brick walls, concrete floors and
staircases; dry slate stepped roofs with slightly projecting
eaves, hipped at the ends; deep brick end stacks with stepped
cornices. Double-depth plan with mews street at rear; each
house has central ground-floor through passage and is divided
into 1-bedroom tenements.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; each house has symmetrical 3-window front
except for house on left with canted corner bay with doorway
dividing shop windows of corner shop and house doorway on its
right. Original 12-pane horned sashes with segmental heads;
similar heads to central doorways with overlights and panelled
doors. Shop has original pilastered 9-pane shop window to
front and identical window to left-hand return; fluted
consoles over the pilasters and moulded cornices over the
fascia. Above the shop doorway is a round plaque inscribed:
"SIR FRANCIS DRAKE IN THE YEAR OF THE SPANISH ARMADA OWNED A
HOUSE AND GROUNDS ON THIS SITE AND PROBABLY HERE RESIDED".
Rear of each house is a 4-window range with original windows:
12-pane sashes flanking single lights. Flat-roofed stores with
planked doors linked by dwarf walls surmounted by steel
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Part of a complete block of practically unaltered early local
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:
663 & 664).
Listing NGR: SX4823454369
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