History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Corporation Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, Plymouth

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


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

Location: Plymouth, PL4

County: Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter and the Waterfront

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Find accommodation in



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

Selected Sources

Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.

Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.