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Plymouth High School for Girls (Part)

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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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

Plus Code: 9C2Q9VH7+GM

Entry Name: Plymouth High School for Girls (Part)

Listing Date: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386363

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473748

Location: Drake, 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

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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
L-shaped plan.
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
buttress between.
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

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