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Reservoir and Enclosing Iron Railings, Royal William Victualling Yard

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.3605 / 50°21'37"N

Longitude: -4.1649 / 4°9'53"W

OS Eastings: 246110

OS Northings: 53417

OS Grid: SX461534

Mapcode National: GBR NV.VQ1L

Mapcode Global: FRA 2852.TGS

Plus Code: 9C2Q9R6P+52

Entry Name: Reservoir and Enclosing Iron Railings, Royal William Victualling Yard

Listing Date: 13 August 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1378547

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476497

ID on this website: 101378547

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

Tagged with: Architectural structure

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Reservoir and enclosing iron railings, Royal William Victualling Yard


Reservoir and iron railings. c1830, by Sir John Rennie Jnr. Limestone ashlar. Square plan. Enclosed by ashlar wall with a flagged stone base. Iron railings extend around the four sides. HISTORY: forms an important original functional component of the Yard, for which an independent water supply was essential. The Yard is a remarkable and complete example of an early C19 industrial complex, and a unique English example of Neo-Classical planning of a state manufacturing site.
(Sources: Keystone Historic Buildings Consultants: The Royal William Victualling Yard, Stonehouse: 1994: 45).

Listing NGR: SX4611053417

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