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Corporation Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.37 / 50°22'11"N

Longitude: -4.1368 / 4°8'12"W

OS Eastings: 248136

OS Northings: 54414

OS Grid: SX481544

Mapcode National: GBR RC7.3X

Mapcode Global: FRA 2872.0U0

Plus Code: 9C2Q9V97+X7

Entry Name: Corporation Buildings

Listing Date: 19 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322002

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473543

Also known as: 16-21 Corporation Buildings, How Street

ID on this website: 101322002

Location: Barbican, Plymouth, Devon, PL4

County: City of Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter and the Waterfront

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Tagged with: Building Terrace of houses

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SX4854SW HOW STREET, Barbican
740-1/62/10 (South side)
19/12/88 Nos.16-21 (Consecutive)
Corporation Buildings


Marked Nos 10-15 on OS map.
Terrace of local authority housing with corner shop. c1900.
Painted brick walls, concrete floors and staircases; dry slate
stepped roofs with slightly projecting eaves, hipped at the
ends; deep brick end stacks with stepped cornices.
Double-depth plan with mews street at rear; each house has
central ground-floor through passage and is divided into
1-bedroom tenements.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; each house has symmetrical 3-window front
except house with corner shop on its right. Original 12-pane
horned sashes with segmental heads; similar heads to central
doorways with overlights and panelled doors. Moulded
entablature with consoles clasping corner over original
pilastered double shopfront with transoms to the front windows
and plate glass to the 2 large windows to right-hand return.
At rear each house is a 4-window range with original windows:
12-pane sashes flanking single lights. Flat-roofed stores with
planked doors linked to dwarf walls surmounted by steel
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Part of a complete block of practically unaltered early local
authority housing.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:
663 & 664).

Listing NGR: SX4811054412

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