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Royal Marine Barracks, Emmas Cottage, Building Number 9 and Attached Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.3639 / 50°21'49"N

Longitude: -4.1593 / 4°9'33"W

OS Eastings: 246516

OS Northings: 53781

OS Grid: SX465537

Mapcode National: GBR R7J.9T

Mapcode Global: FRA 2852.PD8

Plus Code: 9C2Q9R7R+H7

Entry Name: Royal Marine Barracks, Emmas Cottage, Building Number 9 and Attached Walls

Listing Date: 1 May 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1117107

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473363

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


SX4653 DURNFORD STREET, Stonehouse
740-1/66/775 (East side)
01/05/75 Royal Marine Barracks: Emma's
Cottage, Building No.9 & attached


Formerly known as: No.9 (Officers' Quarters House) DURNFORD
STREET Stonehouse, R M Barracks.
Detached house, used as assistant surgeon's on Marine's
barracks. c1861, designed by Col. G Greene, Director of the
Admiralty Works Department. Stuccoed walls; dry slate hipped
roof behind parapet with moulded cornice; rendered axial
stacks; flat roof to rear wing. Double-depth plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 3-window range. Sashes with glazing bars;
stone sills. Central wooden porch with moulded cornice and
glazed sides and door.
INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to be of interest.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: high rubble garden wall on side of house.
HISTORY: built as the Assistant Surgeon's house, with the
Surgeon's house (now Seagate House, qv), at a time when the
Longroom (qv) was used as the hospital. Built in the 1860s
extension of the C18 barracks, and forming part of an
important and complete barracks complex.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:

Listing NGR: SX4651653781

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