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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
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
SX5455NW FORE STREET, Plympton St Maurice
740-1/49/476 (North side)
The Pent House
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-:
Listing NGR: SX5430655799
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