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140, Vauxhall Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3703 / 50°22'12"N

Longitude: -4.1351 / 4°8'6"W

OS Eastings: 248261

OS Northings: 54442

OS Grid: SX482544

Mapcode National: GBR RCH.QX

Mapcode Global: FRA 2872.0VZ

Entry Name: 140, Vauxhall Street

Listing Date: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386491

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473878

Location: Plymouth, PL4

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


PLYMOUTH

SX4854SW VAUXHALL STREET, Barbican
740-1/62/103 (East side)
No.140

GV II

Mortuary, now a shop. Late C19. Plymouth limestone brought to
course and freestone dressings; dry slate roof, hipped on the
right. Rectangular plan.
Single storey; 3-bay front with central pedimented bay broken
forward. Plinth, transom string, parapet entablature
surmounted by turned balustrade and frieze under pediment
inscribed DE MORTUIS NIL NISI BONUM. The coped pediment has
central acroterion with acanthus and flanking acroteria with
turned finials, the left-hand finial with the ball missing;
central coat of arms and. Large central tripartite window with
column mullions with carved capitals; doorway with nook shafts
to left-hand bay and narrow moulded transomed window to
right-hand bay.
INTERIOR: not inspected. A fine quality stone facade; group
value with the former Plymouth Corporation housing to the
north.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:
663).

Listing NGR: SX4826154442

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