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Latitude: 50.3789 / 50°22'43"N
Longitude: -4.1358 / 4°8'8"W
OS Eastings: 248240
OS Northings: 55400
OS Grid: SX482554
Mapcode National: GBR RCD.RS
Mapcode Global: FRA 2871.DLY
Entry Name: Plymouth High School for Girls (Part)
Listing Date: 9 November 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1386363
English Heritage Legacy ID: 473748
Location: Plymouth, PL4
County: City of Plymouth
Electoral Ward/Division: Drake
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Plymouth
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
SX4855 ST LAWRENCE ROAD, Plymouth
740-1/43/415 (North side)
Plymouth High School for Girls
School. 1877 datestone. Plymouth limestone brought to course
and with freestone dressings; steep dry slate roofs, with
parapet to front roof; stone axial stacks with octagonal
shafts and moulded cornices. Tudor Gothic style. Deep overall
EXTERIOR: symmetrical 3-bay front with central recessed bay.
Plinth, lintel strings and 1st-floor sill strings. Central bay
has moulded corbelled oriel on buttress flanked by pair of
4-centred arched doorways with hoodmoulds and original
overlights and wide glazed and panelled doors with coloured
leaded glass. The canted oriel has very steep polygonal roof
behind a parapet; 3-light mullioned centre and single
sidelights and a panelled apron with shields; single light
window to either side of oriel. Each flanking bay has 3-light
mullioned window over pair of transomed 2-light windows with
Left-hand return bay has coped gable over stepped 4-light
window over pair of 3-light windows. The return is then built
forward as a symmetrical front with central gabled bay with
pair of 2-light transomed windows and similar pairs of windows
to flanking bays.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
A good example of its type, strongly articulated and with some
good detail to the front facing North Hill.
Listing NGR: SX4824055400
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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