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Blockhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text


PLYMOUTH

SX4453 ADMIRALTY ROAD
740-1/64/715 (North side (off))
Stonehouse, Devil's Point
Blockhouse

GV II

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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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