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Street Lamp at North Corner of the Clarence Steps, Royal William Victualling Yard

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.3604 / 50°21'37"N

Longitude: -4.1672 / 4°10'1"W

OS Eastings: 245945

OS Northings: 53412

OS Grid: SX459534

Mapcode National: GBR NV.VPFP

Mapcode Global: FRA 2852.SFK

Plus Code: 9C2Q9R6M+54

Entry Name: Street Lamp at North Corner of the Clarence Steps, Royal William Victualling Yard

Listing Date: 13 August 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1378542

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476492

ID on this website: 101378542

Location: Cremyll, Plymouth, Devon, PL1

County: City of Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter and the Waterfront

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Street lamp at N corner of the Clarence Steps, Royal William Victualling Yard


Street lamp. c1835. Cast-iron. A tall tapering base to rounded moulding, with a shaft of fasces, cross bar through a round wreath, and mid C20 lamp with finial.
HISTORY: one of three matching lamps which may be the original ones at the Yard, for which Rennie preferred the use of gas.
Forms part of the most complete Victualling Yard in the country, a unique example of Neo-Classical planning of a state manufacturing site. Group value with the Clarence Steps (qv). (Sources: Keystone Historic Buildings Consultants: The Royal William Victualling Yard, Stonehouse: 1994: 84-86).

Listing NGR: SX4594553412

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