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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
Plus Code: 9C2Q9R8H+PX
Entry Name: Admiralty House
Listing Date: 1 May 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1386256
English Heritage Legacy ID: 473641
Location: Devonport, Plymouth, PL1
County: City of Plymouth
Electoral Ward/Division: Devonport
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Plymouth
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Tagged with: Government building
SX4554 MOUNT WISE, Devonport
740-1/54/157 Admiralty House
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
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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