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Mount Pleasant Blockhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Stoke, City of Plymouth

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Coordinates

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

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: Plymouth, PL2

County: City of Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Stoke

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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Listing Text


PLYMOUTH

SX4555 MASTERMAN ROAD, Stoke
740-1/41/656 (North side)
25/01/54 Mount Pleasant Blockhouse
(Formerly Listed as:
BLOCKHOUSE ROAD, Devonport
Mount Pleasant Blockhouse)

II

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
estate.

Listing NGR: SX4593755764

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

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