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Hooe Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Plymstock, Plymouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3507 / 50°21'2"N

Longitude: -4.1075 / 4°6'26"W

OS Eastings: 250163

OS Northings: 52207

OS Grid: SX501522

Mapcode National: GBR NY.W6SN

Mapcode Global: FRA 2883.RM1

Plus Code: 9C2Q9V2V+72

Entry Name: Hooe Manor

Listing Date: 29 March 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1330563

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473192

Location: Plymouth, PL9

County: Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Plymstock Radford

Built-Up Area: Plymstock

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Description


PLYMOUTH

SX5052SW BELLE VUE ROAD
740-1/85/592 (North West side)
29/03/60 Plymstock, Hooe (Higher)
Hooe Manor

GV II*

Country house, now divided into flats. 1777 for Christopher
Harris. Caen stone ashlar with plinth, mid-floor bands and
rusticated quoins; dry slate hipped roof with central valley
and with a moulded and modillion cornice; large ashlar stacks:
4 axial stacks and tall end stacks to wings.
PLAN: square double-depth plan plus flanking wings which
project to rear forming an overall U shape.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys plus 2-storey wings; symmetrical 5-window
front. Flat arches over original hornless sashes with glazing
bars, windows of upper floor much shorter. Central distyle
Roman Doric porch with triglyphs and triangular pediment;
glazed and panelled door. Rear is slightly asymmetrical having
a tall 1st-floor stair window and window above, left of centre
and segmental-arched pilastered porch right of centre.
INTERIOR: virtually complete where inspected except for
alterations of following its conversion. Fine stair hall with
open-well staircase with open string, ramped handrail over
turned balusters, column newels and panelled dado; Adam style
ceiling plaster above, otherwise cornices with fluted friezes
and Adam style chimneypieces surrounded by engraved tiles made
in Liverpool in the 1770s.
A very distinguished mid C18 house, the flanking blocks almost
lending it a Palladian air.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:
682).


Listing NGR: SX5016352207

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