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Latitude: 50.379 / 50°22'44"N
Longitude: -4.1349 / 4°8'5"W
OS Eastings: 248298
OS Northings: 55411
OS Grid: SX482554
Mapcode National: GBR RCJ.C1
Mapcode Global: FRA 2871.DWP
Entry Name: Plymouth High School for Girls (Part) South Devon and Cornwall Institute for Blind
Listing Date: 1 May 1975
Last Amended: 9 November 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1386294
English Heritage Legacy ID: 473679
Location: Plymouth, PL4
County: City of Plymouth
Electoral Ward/Division: Drake
Built-Up Area: Plymouth
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
SX4855 NORTH HILL, Plymouth
740-1/43/386 (West side)
01/05/75 Plymouth High School for Girls
(part) (S Devon & Cornwall Institute
(Formerly Listed as:
TAVISTOCK ROAD, Plymouth
Plymouth High School for Girls)
Institute for the blind, later school. 1876. By HG Snell,
former tower demolished after damage in the Blitz. Plymouth
limestone rubble with sandstone dressings; dry slate hipped
roofs with modillioned eaves; stone and brick stack to left of
taller central roof. Long rectangular plan.
2 storeys; symmetrical 4:5:4-bay front with central block
broken forward. Plinth, mid-floor string, round-arched windows
to 1st floor, segmental-arched windows to ground floor of
central block and shouldered arches to ground floor of
flanking wings. The piers between the windows are as a giant
order of pilasters and the window openings have aprons and
contain original horned sashes. The central block has
hoodmoulds over the 1st-floor windows and the aprons have
cusped-panelled friezes and central shields. Central
round-arched doorway under a corbelled gabled hood with
central trefoil-headed niche. The doorway is now fitted with a
INTERIOR: not inspected.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:
Listing NGR: SX4829855411
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