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Latitude: 50.3598 / 50°21'35"N
Longitude: -4.1672 / 4°10'1"W
OS Eastings: 245946
OS Northings: 53346
OS Grid: SX459533
Mapcode National: GBR NV.VPFW
Mapcode Global: FRA 2852.SFT
Entry Name: Blockhouse
Listing Date: 9 November 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1129960
English Heritage Legacy ID: 473162
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
SX4453 ADMIRALTY ROAD
740-1/64/715 (North side (off))
Stonehouse, Devil's Point
Blockhouse. Probably 1509-1539. Rubble with granite dressings.
Irregular (stretched) octagonal plan with doorway to landward
side and gunports to seaward side (the longer sides).
Chamfered granite doorway spanned by shallow 2-centred arch;
pair of square gunports with rebates for shutters.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Part of a series of coastal defences at Plymouth probably
built in the reign of Henry VIII.
Listing NGR: SX4594653346
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