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36, Looe Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3696 / 50°22'10"N

Longitude: -4.1369 / 4°8'12"W

OS Eastings: 248129

OS Northings: 54369

OS Grid: SX481543

Mapcode National: GBR RC6.DT

Mapcode Global: FRA 2872.05C

Entry Name: 36, Looe Street

Listing Date: 25 January 1954

Last Amended: 9 November 1998

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386208

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473592

Location: Plymouth, PL4

County: City of Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter and the Waterfront

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text


PLYMOUTH

SX4854SW LOOE STREET, Barbican
740-1/62/20 (South side)
25/01/54 No.36
(Formerly Listed as:
LOOE STREET, Plymouth
No.36)

GV II*

Merchant's house. Early C17. Render on timber frame and
rubble; Steep dry slate roof with eaves projecting over
oriels. Double-depth plan including C20 additions at the rear.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; 2nd floor with C17 oak canted oriel with
moulded frame at left and right and a wide horizontal-sliding
sash filling the space between, all with glazing bars; the 1st
floor with similar but much wider oriel with 6 lights with
moulded mullions with small-paned casements; moulded cornice
and hipped slate roof above. The 3 oriel windows are carried
on shaped and carved brackets under the splays plus a central
bracket under the 1st-floor window. Ground floor has canted
shop window with glazing bars and hipped roof on the left; the
panelled door and moulded frame on the right are copied from
the C17 originals which are in the Museum.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
A fine early C17 merchant's house, particularly notable for
the fenestration to the facade which defines the principal
living areas on the upper floors. Part of a significant group
of C17 and C18 houses.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:
664).

Listing NGR: SX4812854364

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