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Latitude: 50.3692 / 50°22'9"N
Longitude: -4.1407 / 4°8'26"W
OS Eastings: 247858
OS Northings: 54332
OS Grid: SX478543
Mapcode National: GBR RBL.R7
Mapcode Global: FRA 2862.BMS
Entry Name: Dispensary
Listing Date: 1 May 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1130013
English Heritage Legacy ID: 473227
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
SX4754 CATHERINE STREET, Plymouth
740-1/57/357 (West side)
Dispensary. 1807-09. Plymouth limestone ashlar front; some
slatehanging at rear; dry slate roof behind parapet with band
and coping; ashlar end stacks. Double-depth plan.
2 storeys; symmetrical 5-window front with plinth and
voussoirs to segmental arches. Late C19 or C20 2-pane horned
sashes; central late C19 2-window-front porch with plain
monolith pilasters dividing bays and moulded entablature
surmounted by a low-pitched gable parapet with inscribed date
1798, the date of the foundation of the dispensary. Rear has
tall sashes with glazing bars.
INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to be of interest.
A significant and early example of this building type, only
found in larger towns and cities in the early C19.
Listing NGR: SX4785954330
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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