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Admiralty House

A Grade II Listed Building in Devonport, City of Plymouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3668 / 50°22'0"N

Longitude: -4.1701 / 4°10'12"W

OS Eastings: 245758

OS Northings: 54131

OS Grid: SX457541

Mapcode National: GBR R5R.Q4

Mapcode Global: FRA 2842.K5H

Entry Name: Admiralty House

Listing Date: 1 May 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386256

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473641

Location: Plymouth, PL1

County: City of Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Devonport

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text


PLYMOUTH

SX4554 MOUNT WISE, Devonport
740-1/54/157 Admiralty House
01/05/75

GV II

House. c1789-93. Plymouth limestone rubble with Plymouth
limestone dressings including arches and 1st-floor sill
string; dry slate hipped roofs behind moulded stone parapets;
large ashlar end and rear stacks to central block.
Large double-depth plan, overall L-shaped, including wing at
right angles in front of right-hand side.
3-storey central block and 2-storey flanking wings;
symmetrical 3:3:3-window front plus wing on right. Windows get
smaller to upper floors; many original hornless sashes with
glazing bars, otherwise horned copies. The ground-floor
windows of the central block are tripartite sashes under blind
round arches, the other windows are under shallow segmental
arches. Central stone bowed porch with central doorway and
casements to sides; later wooden panelled lean-to porch in
front.
INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to be of interest.
One of a group of buildings, detached from the naval base,
which provided accommodation for senior officers.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:
676 & 677; PSA Historic Buildings Register: DOE: Southern
England (Devon South West): 88).

Listing NGR: SX4575854131

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