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The Cage

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.383 / 50°22'58"N

Longitude: -4.0481 / 4°2'53"W

OS Eastings: 254481

OS Northings: 55687

OS Grid: SX544556

Mapcode National: GBR Q0.TB0V

Mapcode Global: FRA 28D1.4QL

Entry Name: The Cage

Listing Date: 23 April 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244426

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473397

Location: Plymouth, PL7

County: City of Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Plympton Erle

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text


PLYMOUTH

SX5455NW FORE STREET, Plympton St Maurice
740-1/49/475 (North side)
23/04/52 No.18
The Cage

GV II

Reputed to have been the town lock-up, now a house. C17 or
C18. Render on probable studwork to projecting upper floor on
colonnade; render on probable rubble to ground-floor wall set
back to rear of pavement; dry slate roof with central roof
dormer with lead roof and slate-hung cheeks and 12-pane
2-light casement; tall brick stack on the right. Deep plan
including rear wing.
2 storeys plus attic; 1-window range. Very wide C20 tripartite
window with central 18-pane hornless sash and 8-pane casements
to sidelights above a crudely wrought hardwood bressumer on a
colonnade with 3 round granite columns with entasis.
Ground-floor front set back has C20 fixed light with glazing
bars on the left and doorway on the right with C20 ledged
door.
INTERIOR: not inspected but may contain features which would
help to give a more precise dating.
Covered pavement greatly enhances the interest of this
building.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:
684).

Listing NGR: SX5430655799

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