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Mount Pleasant Blockhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Stoke, City of Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.3815 / 50°22'53"N

Longitude: -4.1683 / 4°10'5"W

OS Eastings: 245937

OS Northings: 55764

OS Grid: SX459557

Mapcode National: GBR R61.W7

Mapcode Global: FRA 2841.CWN

Plus Code: 9C2Q9RJJ+JM

Entry Name: Mount Pleasant Blockhouse

Listing Date: 25 January 1954

Last Amended: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386227

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473611

Location: Stoke, Plymouth, PL2

County: City of Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Stoke

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Devonport St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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740-1/41/656 (North side)
25/01/54 Mount Pleasant Blockhouse
(Formerly Listed as:
Mount Pleasant Blockhouse)


Gun battery, built to defend Plymouth Dock (now Devonport
Docks) and known locally as the Pattypan. Mid C18. Brick walls
and granite flags as paving to surfaces. Overall square plan
with central sunken area with splayed corners, the gun
platform accessed by 2 ramps flanking the entrance and by 2
flights of steps, 2 sides with splayed gun positions. The
battery is in a commanding position in the centre of what is
now a public recreation area surrounded by a late C19 housing

Listing NGR: SX4593755764

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