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Remains of Frederick's Battery on Plymouth Hoe

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.3631 / 50°21'47"N

Longitude: -4.1364 / 4°8'11"W

OS Eastings: 248144

OS Northings: 53644

OS Grid: SX481536

Mapcode National: GBR RC9.C5

Mapcode Global: FRA 2872.LCJ

Entry Name: Remains of Frederick's Battery on Plymouth Hoe

Listing Date: 25 January 1954

Last Amended: 10 January 2020

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386214

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473598

Location: Plymouth, 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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Listing Text


740-1/67/24 (South side)
Fishers Nose Artillery Tower and SE
Wall facing Firestone Bay
(Formerly Listed as:
Stonehouse, Firestone Bay
Fisher's Nose Artillery Tower)


Remains of tower built for coastal defence. c1537-39. Battered
Plymouth limestone rubble walls with dressed granite quoins.
Rectangular plan projecting to the west and returned back to
the cliff at the east end.
Part of a series of towers built in Plymouth during the reign
of Henry VIII.

Listing NGR: SX4814353629

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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