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Hamoaze House and Attached Forecourt Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Devonport, City of Plymouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3674 / 50°22'2"N

Longitude: -4.1718 / 4°10'18"W

OS Eastings: 245637

OS Northings: 54194

OS Grid: SX456541

Mapcode National: GBR R5H.2V

Mapcode Global: FRA 2842.BK9

Entry Name: Hamoaze House and Attached Forecourt Railings

Listing Date: 1 May 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386257

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473642

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
740-1/54/158 Hamoaze House and attached forecourt
01/05/75 railings

GV II

Large house on naval base. 1795, built for the Duke of
Richmond and later extended. Plymouth limestone ashlar with
mid-floor and sill strings; dry slate hipped roofs behind
moulded stone parapets; ashlar stacks to rear of front wings
and rendered end stacks to centre block. Large double-depth
plan with 3-storey-over-basement centre block and flanking
2-storey wings, plus various extensions at rear.
EXTERIOR: symmetrical 3:5:3-window front with original and
copy sashes with glazing bars under flat arches, shorter
windows to upper floors. Central enclosed stone porch with
moulded and dentilled entablature and fanlight to round-arched
doorway with panelled doors; round-arched side windows. Added
to the porch is an open cast-iron trellised verandah with 2
bays on either side of the porch and with a glazed balcony
under a hipped roof to 1st floor above. Good side doorway to
George Street.
INTERIOR: has many original features of interest including
open-well staircase with turned balusters to lower flights and
stick balusters higher up.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: original wrought-iron forecourt railings.
One of a fine group of buildings.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:
676 & 677; PSA Historic Buildings Register: DOE: Southern
England (Devon South West): 88).

Listing NGR: SX4563754194

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