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Amphitheatre in Grounds of Saltram House

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3818 / 50°22'54"N

Longitude: -4.0924 / 4°5'32"W

OS Eastings: 251333

OS Northings: 55640

OS Grid: SX513556

Mapcode National: GBR NY.TBNG

Mapcode Global: FRA 2891.CGC

Entry Name: Amphitheatre in Grounds of Saltram House

Listing Date: 1 May 1975

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386231

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473615

Location: Plymouth, PL7

County: City of Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Efford and Lipson

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text

This list entry has been subject to a Minor Amendment on 03/11/2016

SX55NW
740-1/6/540

PLYMOUTH
PLYMPTON
MERAFIELD ROAD (West side (off))
Saltram Park
Amphitheatre in grounds of Saltram House

01/05/75

GV
II*
Screen wall fronting grottos and situated in a commanding position overlooking the River Plym. Late C18. Rusticated granite ashlar with 3 bays of round arches, the keystone to each arch has a face carved on it, surmounted by a parapet with rusticated piers and with a moulded cornice; now roofless. Behind the screen wall, on walls cut out of the hillside, there are vestiges of 3 former grottos. 7 granite steps in front.

Listing NGR: SX5133355640

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

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