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Latitude: 50.3873 / 50°23'14"N
Longitude: -4.0585 / 4°3'30"W
OS Eastings: 253756
OS Northings: 56178
OS Grid: SX537561
Mapcode National: GBR Q0.T1CD
Mapcode Global: FRA 28D0.SSK
Entry Name: Tower House and Attached Wall and Gate Piers (Remains of Priory)
Listing Date: 29 March 1960
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1386302
English Heritage Legacy ID: 473687
Location: Plymouth, PL7
County: City of Plymouth
Electoral Ward/Division: Plympton Erle
Built-Up Area: Plymouth
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
SX5356SE OLD PRIORY, Plympton
740-1/40/440 Tower House and attached wall and
29/03/60 gate-piers (Remains of Priory)
House incorporating remains of former priory. C12 doorway and
part of ground-floor walls, otherwise mid-late C19. Killas
rubble with granite and freestone dressings; dry slate roof
with front attic gable and brick stack on left; crested clay
ridge tiles and shaped barge board and fascia board. Small
rectangular plan plus lean-to towards rear on right and
conservatory in the angle.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys plus attic; 1-window range. Attic gable
lancet, probably C13 and re-used; 2-storey oriel with
slate-hung aprons to upper floors and with early or mid C20
3-light leaded casements plus sidelights, and C12 moulded
doorway to ground floor, now fitted with window. Right-hand
return wall incorporates several small medieval windows.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: high rubble garden wall in front of house
on the left with pair of square brick gate-piers on its right.
The piers have plinths, rendered shaped panels with central
vermiculation, moulded cornices and stepped caps to moulded
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:
685 & 686).
Listing NGR: SX5375656178
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