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Observation Tower by the Dome (Dome Not Included)

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.3639 / 50°21'50"N

Longitude: -4.1426 / 4°8'33"W

OS Eastings: 247709

OS Northings: 53751

OS Grid: SX477537

Mapcode National: GBR RB8.RJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 2862.PXP

Plus Code: 9C2Q9V74+HX

Entry Name: Observation Tower by the Dome (Dome Not Included)

Listing Date: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386446

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473833

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


SX4753 THE HOE, Hoe
740-1/66/296 Observation Tower by the Dome (Dome
not included)


Observation tower in public park. Late C19. Granite plinth
otherwise Plymouth limestone brought to course and with
embattled parapet with cavetto parapet cornice. Small
octagonal plan with low chamfered doorway with planked door at
the landward end and sill string linking chamfered blind
window to each of the other elevations.
One of a good group of garden buildings on the Hoe, extended
and replanned in the 1880s.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:

Listing NGR: SX4770953751

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

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