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Latitude: 50.3677 / 50°22'3"N
Longitude: -4.1715 / 4°10'17"W
OS Eastings: 245665
OS Northings: 54227
OS Grid: SX456542
Mapcode National: GBR R5J.J8
Mapcode Global: FRA 2842.BPK
Entry Name: Mount Wise House
Listing Date: 1 May 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1386259
English Heritage Legacy ID: 473644
Location: Plymouth, PL1
County: City of Plymouth
Electoral Ward/Division: Devonport
Built-Up Area: Plymouth
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
SX4554 MOUNT WISE, Devonport
740-1/54/161 Mount Wise House
House. 1808-10. Stucco with stucco detail; dry slate hipped
roof behind stucco parapet with moulded cornice. Large square
plan with 2 rooms at the front flanking a central entrance
3 storeys; nearly symmetrical 6-window front with doorway to
3rd from left bay. Original or copy hornless sashes with
glazing bars. Stucco detail includes: channelled rustication
to ground floor with impost string to wide segmental arches
with recessed windows; sill bands and moulded hoods on
consoles to 1st floor. Later open cast-iron and glazed
port-cochere with ornate spandrels. Similar general detail to
5-window left-hand return which is possibly the original front
(facing George Street).
INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to be of interest.
Built as officers' accommodation for the naval base.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:
676 & 677; PSA Historic Buildings Register: DOE: Southern
England (Devon South West): 89).
Listing NGR: SX4566554227
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