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Royal Marine Barracks Seagate House, Building Number 8

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.364 / 50°21'50"N

Longitude: -4.1589 / 4°9'32"W

OS Eastings: 246546

OS Northings: 53789

OS Grid: SX465537

Mapcode National: GBR R7L.GK

Mapcode Global: FRA 2852.PKQ

Entry Name: Royal Marine Barracks Seagate House, Building Number 8

Listing Date: 1 May 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244643

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473369

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


PLYMOUTH

SX4653 DURNFORD STREET, Stonehouse
740-1/66/774 (East side)
01/05/75 Royal Marine Barracks: Seagate
House, Building No.8

GV II

Formerly known as: No 8 (Officers' Quarters House) DURNFORD
STREET Stonehouse, R M Barracks.
Detached house, now part of Marines barracks. 1850-60.
Stuccoed walls; dry slate roof behind coped parapet
overmoulded cornice which continues as string under coped
gable to front; tall brick lateral stack on left; hip-roofed
wing at rear. Double-depth plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 2:1-window-range front with gable over
left-hand bays and slightly-projecting entrance bay to right.
Segmental arches over sashes with glazing bars; round arch to
small gable window and round-arched window above entrance.
Round-arched doorway with large fanlight above glazed door
with margin lights.
INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to be of interest.
HISTORY: built for the surgeon at a time when the Longroom
(qv) was in use as the barracks hospital, and a pair with the
Assistant Surgeon's House, now Emma's Cottage (qv). Part of an
important and complete barracks complex.

Listing NGR: SX4654653789

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Description


PLYMOUTH

SX4653 DURNFORD STREET, Stonehouse
740-1/66/774 (East side)
01/05/75 Royal Marine Barracks: Seagate
House, Building No.8

GV II

Formerly known as: No 8 (Officers' Quarters House) DURNFORD
STREET Stonehouse, R M Barracks.
Detached house, now part of Marines barracks. 1850-60.
Stuccoed walls; dry slate roof behind coped parapet
overmoulded cornice which continues as string under coped
gable to front; tall brick lateral stack on left; hip-roofed
wing at rear. Double-depth plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 2:1-window-range front with gable over
left-hand bays and slightly-projecting entrance bay to right.
Segmental arches over sashes with glazing bars; round arch to
small gable window and round-arched window above entrance.
Round-arched doorway with large fanlight above glazed door
with margin lights.
INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to be of interest.
HISTORY: built for the surgeon at a time when the Longroom
(qv) was in use as the barracks hospital, and a pair with the
Assistant Surgeon's House, now Emma's Cottage (qv). Part of an
important and complete barracks complex.

Listing NGR: SX4654653789

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