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Latitude: 50.3617 / 50°21'42"N
Longitude: -4.1619 / 4°9'42"W
OS Eastings: 246323
OS Northings: 53542
OS Grid: SX463535
Mapcode National: GBR R73.DY
Mapcode Global: FRA 2852.VSL
Entry Name: Dockyard Wall Extending Approximately 300 Metres to South East Side, Royal William Victualling Yard
Listing Date: 13 August 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1378537
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476487
Location: Plymouth, PL1
County: City of Plymouth
Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter and the Waterfront
Built-Up Area: Plymouth
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
SX 4653 NW
CREMYLL STREET, Stonehouse
Dockyard wall, extending approx. 300m to SE side, Royal William Victualling Yard
Dockyard wall. 1830-31, by Sir John Rennie Jnr, for the Victualling Board. Granite ashlar and limestone rubble. Extends approximately 120m SE and returns approximately 150m. Channelled rusticated granite wall extends for approximately 10m SE from the Main Gate (qv), then rubble with lacing course to meet the Rear Retaining Wall (qv) at the SE corner of the site. HISTORY: an imposing perimeter wall, with a single landward Main Gate, was an important part of the design of the Yard to prevent pilferage and the loss of stores. Forms an important group with the Main Gate. The Yard is one of the most remarkable and complete early C19 industrial complexes in the country, and a unique example of Neo-Classical planning of a state manufacturing site.
(Sources: Keystone Historic Building Consultants: The Royal William Victualling Yard, Stonehouse: 1994: 54-57).
Listing NGR: SX4632353542
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