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6, the Barbican

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3665 / 50°21'59"N

Longitude: -4.1343 / 4°8'3"W

OS Eastings: 248303

OS Northings: 54025

OS Grid: SX483540

Mapcode National: GBR RCN.2S

Mapcode Global: FRA 2872.F4J

Entry Name: 6, the Barbican

Listing Date: 1 May 1975

Last Amended: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386437

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473824

Location: Plymouth, PL1

County: City of Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter and the Waterfront

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text


PLYMOUTH

SX4854SW THE BARBICAN, Barbican
740-1/62/81 (West side)
01/05/75 No.6
(Formerly Listed as:
THE BARBICAN, Plymouth
No.6)

GV II

2 shops. Probably late C18. Brick with quoin strip on the left
and dressed Plymouth limestone quoins on the right; steep
slate roof behind plain parapet, hipped on the right; tall
brick end stack on the left and lateral stack at rear right.
Very shallow-depth plan.
4 storeys; 3-window range. Original or early C19 12-pane
hornless sashes and later paired 4-pane sashes to centre.
Mid-floor and parapet painted panels with lettering: "SOUTH
WESTERN RECEIVING OFFICE FOR GOODS AND PARCELS TO ALL PARTS".
Ground floor has full-width moulded entablature with consoles
over 2 pilastered early C19 double shopfronts, the left-hand
shopfront complete but with windows blocked, the other
shopfront with small panes and with another similar window to
right-hand return.
INTERIOR: not inspected but may be of interest.

Listing NGR: SX4830354025

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

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