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A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text


740-1/57/357 (West side)
01/05/75 Dispensary


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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