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Devonport Column

A Grade I Listed Building in Devonport, Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.3691 / 50°22'8"N

Longitude: -4.1764 / 4°10'35"W

OS Eastings: 245316

OS Northings: 54401

OS Grid: SX453544

Mapcode National: GBR R4Q.CQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 2842.8R3

Entry Name: Devonport Column

Listing Date: 25 January 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322008

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473549

Location: Plymouth, PL1

County: Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Devonport

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text


PLYMOUTH

SX4554 KER STREET, Devonport
740-1/54/150 Devonport Column
25/01/54

GV I

Commemorative column. 1824 by John Foulston. Granite fluted
Greek Doric column surmounted by railed platform with
flagpole, the column standing on a panelled plinth set on a
high stepped granite ashlar platform approached by steps. To
south side is a cast-iron plaque with crown and inscribed:
"Devonport, January 1st 1824".
This monument commemorates the change of name from Plymouth
Dock to Devonport and the Charter of the Borough.
Part of an important group of civic structures by Foulston,
some of the most remarkable for their date in the country.

Listing NGR: SX4531654401

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

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