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Shelter by Smeatons Tower, the Promenade

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.3643 / 50°21'51"N

Longitude: -4.1417 / 4°8'30"W

OS Eastings: 247773

OS Northings: 53789

OS Grid: SX477537

Mapcode National: GBR RBF.S6

Mapcode Global: FRA 2862.Q8T

Entry Name: Shelter by Smeatons Tower, the Promenade

Listing Date: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386447

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473834

Location: Plymouth, PL1

County: City of 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
740-1/66/297 Shelter by Smeaton's Tower, The


Shelter in public park. Late C19. Cast-iron frame with wooden
partitions and seats; hipped dry slate roof with deep
projecting eaves. Rectangular plan with recessed seat on each
side. The roof is carried on central column at either end and
4 pairs of slender turned and carved columns with arabesque
brackets to decorated frieze. Slatted seats on ornate
cast-iron supports. Boarded ceiling.
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: SX4777353789

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