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Landing Steps from Mount Wise Ward

A Grade II Listed Building in Devonport, City of Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.366 / 50°21'57"N

Longitude: -4.1722 / 4°10'19"W

OS Eastings: 245609

OS Northings: 54043

OS Grid: SX456540

Mapcode National: GBR R5D.YK

Mapcode Global: FRA 2842.JDF

Entry Name: Landing Steps from Mount Wise Ward

Listing Date: 1 May 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386258

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473643

Location: Plymouth, PL1

County: City of Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Devonport

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text


SX4554 MOUNT WISE, Devonport
740-1/54/159 Landing Steps from Mount Wise Ward


Double flight of landing steps to pavilion and doorway through
defensive wall. 1820 and VR 1847 to keystone of doorway.
Plymouth limestone rubble and limestone dressings; wooden
frame weatherboarded pavilion with dry slate hipped roof. 2
curved flights of steps up to landing with pavilion on tall
battered stone base, the pavilion in front of wide doorway
spanned by an elliptical arch through a battered rubble wall.
There is another (straight) flight of steps opposite this
doorway on the other side of the Richmond Walk.
Part of a group of buildings, detached from the naval base,
which provided accommodation for officers.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:
676 & 677; PSA Historic Buildings Register: DOE: Southern
England (Devon South West): 89).

Listing NGR: SX4560954043

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