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12, the Barbican

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.3671 / 50°22'1"N

Longitude: -4.1348 / 4°8'5"W

OS Eastings: 248274

OS Northings: 54085

OS Grid: SX482540

Mapcode National: GBR RCK.XV

Mapcode Global: FRA 2872.70Z

Plus Code: 9C2Q9V88+R3

Entry Name: 12, the Barbican

Listing Date: 25 January 1954

Last Amended: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386439

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473826

Location: Plymouth, PL1

County: Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter and the Waterfront

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text


740-1/62/83 (West side)
25/01/54 No.12
(Formerly Listed as:


Merchant's house, now shops and flats. Mid-late C18. Painted
brick with rusticated stucco quoins and mid-floor bands;
concrete tile roof with 2 roof dormers with late C19 paired
sashes; brick end stacks; cast-iron ogee gutter. Deep plan.
4 storeys; symmetrical 5-window front. C20 copy 12-pane
hornless sashes. Ground floor has some surviving features of a
good pilastered shopfront incorporating central house doorway
with open pediment and modillion cornice linked to similar
entablature above C20-altered shopfronts, the one on the left
with a central doorway, the other with a doorway on the its
left. The house doorway has fluted pilasters with 2-tier
carved consoles and a 4-pane overlight above the original
6-panel door with flush bottom panels and fielded panels
above. Rear has tall staircase window.
INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to be of interest.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:

Listing NGR: SX4827454085

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

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