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The Pent House

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.383 / 50°22'58"N

Longitude: -4.0483 / 4°2'53"W

OS Eastings: 254474

OS Northings: 55687

OS Grid: SX544556

Mapcode National: GBR Q0.T9ZG

Mapcode Global: FRA 28D1.4PH

Entry Name: The Pent House

Listing Date: 23 April 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244427

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473398

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
740-1/49/476 (North side)
23/04/52 No.20
The Pent House

GV II

Pair of small merchants' houses or tenements of cottages, now
1 house. Probably C17. Rubble walls except for deep-projecting
1st floor which is render on probable timber frame; dry slate
roof; brick end stacks. Originally a U-shaped plan with near
central through passage giving access to narrow courtyard
between deep rear wings.
2 storeys; 3-window range. C20 leaded casements to 1st floor
which is carried on a timber bressumer over a colonnade of 5
unevenly spaced square rubble columns or piers. The
ground-floor front set back to rear of pavement has 4 window
openings of varied sizes with C20 windows and there is a
doorway left of centre with a C20 door.
INTERIOR: not inspected but former list description notes
crude C17 1st-floor fireplace with chamfered jambs and corbels
to a slate lintel.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:
684).

Listing NGR: SX5430655799

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