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Minerva Inn (Number 31)

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3696 / 50°22'10"N

Longitude: -4.1365 / 4°8'11"W

OS Eastings: 248158

OS Northings: 54369

OS Grid: SX481543

Mapcode National: GBR RC8.KL

Mapcode Global: FRA 2872.0BV

Entry Name: Minerva Inn (Number 31)

Listing Date: 25 January 1954

Last Amended: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386206

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473590

Location: Plymouth, PL4

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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Listing Text


PLYMOUTH

SX4854SW LOOE STREET, Barbican
740-1/62/18 (South side)
25/01/54 Nos.31 AND 32
Minerva Inn (No.31)
(Formerly Listed as:
LOOE STREET, Plymouth
No.31 (Minerva Public House). No.32)

GV II

2 merchants' houses, now public house. Late C16 or early C17.
Stucco on timber-framed jettied front; steep dry slate roofs,
the left-hand roof half-hipped and the other roof (No.32) with
front gable projecting and carried on moulded brackets and
with central turned pendant; rendered stacks: one on the left
and lateral stack to rear right. Deep U-shaped plan including
rear wings with fronts end on to the street.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys with upper floor partly in roof space and
1st and 2nd floors jettied; each front a 1-window range: No.31
with C20 horned sashes, 1st and 3rd floor sashes with glazing
bars; No.32 with 2-light casements with glazing bars to 1st
and 2nd floors off-centre to right and 3-light casement to
centre of gable. Ground floor has early C19 shopfront with
fascia and narrow pilasters; No.32 has fascia over shop window
with group of 3 late C19 horned sashes.
INTERIOR: described in former list description as having pole
staircase in each; No.31 with small section of C16/C17
panelling on the stairs and said to contain part of a late C16
plaster ceiling.
Part of a significant group of C17 and C18 houses.
No.31 listed on 01/05/75.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:
664).

Listing NGR: SX4815854369

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