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The Retreat

A Grade II* Listed Building in Plymstock, Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.3509 / 50°21'3"N

Longitude: -4.1065 / 4°6'23"W

OS Eastings: 250234

OS Northings: 52233

OS Grid: SX502522

Mapcode National: GBR NY.W71J

Mapcode Global: FRA 2893.L09

Plus Code: 9C2Q9V2V+9C

Entry Name: The Retreat

Listing Date: 29 March 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1330566

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473195

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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740-1/85/595 (North West side)
29/03/60 Plymstock, Hooe (Higher)
The Retreat


Detached house. Late C18. Render or stucco on probable rubble;
dry slate hipped roof with modillion cornice at the front,
returned slightly at either end; large brick axial stacks.
Square double-depth plan plus single-storey wing on the left.
3 storeys; symmetrical 3-window front. Plinth, mid-floor
strings, rusticated quoins and hoodmoulds with central shell
motifs over the ground and 1st-floor windows. Original paired
hornless sashes with glazing bars. Central doorway with fluted
Ionic columns and dentilled pediment; original panelled door.
INTERIOR: good original internal features include: staircase
with turned balusters and column newels; round-arched doorways
with panelled doors; panelled window shutters; moulded ceiling
cornices; chimneypieces, one with original grate; segmental
arch to end of 1 front room and rear room with entablature
carried on paired Tuscan columns (information from former list
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:

Listing NGR: SX5023452233

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