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Radford Bridge and Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymstock, City of Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.3571 / 50°21'25"N

Longitude: -4.1052 / 4°6'18"W

OS Eastings: 250342

OS Northings: 52913

OS Grid: SX503529

Mapcode National: GBR NY.VTLP

Mapcode Global: FRA 2893.0J7

Plus Code: 9C2Q9V4V+RW

Entry Name: Radford Bridge and Castle

Listing Date: 23 April 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386347

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473732

Location: Plymstock Radford, Plymouth, PL9

County: City of Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Plymstock Radford

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Plymstock

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Tagged with: Folly

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SX5052NW RADFORD LAKE, Plymstock, Hooe
740-1/79/590 Radford Bridge and Castle


Mock castle lodge, built as an eyecatcher, erected on a dam at
the lower end of Radford Lake. Early C19. Plymouth limestone
rubble plus flat roof behind rendered embattled parapet and a
corbelled embattled stack; the dam has battered walls of large
dressed stone blocks. Built in the Gothic style to resemble a
gatehouse with its carriageway running through the lake side
of the building, along the side of the dam, with a room over,
a 2-storey wing seaward of the carriageway with stack over one
corner and a round stair tower clasping the other corner plus
a single-storey wing at the seaward side. Gate tower has
4-centred arched carriage vault. N side is 2-window range with
C20 windows in fairly large openings. The S side has 2 "arrow
loops" over the carriageway and 2 narrow windows over 1 window
to its left. The stair tower and the single-storey wing have
"arrow loops".
INTERIOR: not inspected.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:

Listing NGR: SX5034252913

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