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Boringdon Arch (Triumphal Arch) and Triumphal Arch Cottage and Outbuilding

A Grade II* Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4016 / 50°24'5"N

Longitude: -4.0728 / 4°4'22"W

OS Eastings: 252787

OS Northings: 57795

OS Grid: SX527577

Mapcode National: GBR NZ.S3P8

Mapcode Global: FRA 27CZ.M3R

Entry Name: Boringdon Arch (Triumphal Arch) and Triumphal Arch Cottage and Outbuilding

Listing Date: 1 May 1975

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386330

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473715

Location: Plymouth, PL7

County: City of Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Plympton St Mary

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text


PLYMOUTH

SX55NW PLYMBRIDGE ROAD, Plympton, Boringdon
740-1/6/534 Boringdon Arch (Triumphal Arch) &
01/05/75 Triumphal Arch Cottage & Outbuilding
to E

II*

Triumphal arch and attached buildings. Late C18, probably the
arch built in 1783 for John Parker of Saltram House, Merafield
Road (qv) as an eye-catcher to be seen from the house and
based on a design by Robert Adam. Red brick with stucco
surviving to the screen wall left of the arch, and some stone
dressings. Wide arch with flanking screen walls plus a small
lodge built behind the left-hand screen wall and a lean-to
behind the other screen wall.
Tall round arch with projecting keystone flanked by paired
pilasters and the whole surmounted by a Doric entablature and
a parapet with moulded cornice and a central niche. The arch
is flanked by lower screen walls with end pilasters and with
pilastered window openings with entablature (now blocked).
Lodge is now roofless and has blocked window openings; brick
stack to the gable end.


Listing NGR: SX5278757795

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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