This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SX 4454 SE PLYMOUTH SOUTH YARD, Devonport Dockyard
740-1/97/201 Rose Cottage (5 155)
Overseers' office. 1850-60. Snecked limestone ashlar; hipped slate roof with ashlar ridge stack. 2-room plan, each with separate entry. One storey. 2-window N front has segmental arches over two horned 3/3-pane sashes flanked by round-arched doorways each end with flush panelled doors with plain fanlights. Similar window to E end and similar sashes to canted bay window with cornice to Wend. Rear 3-window range, the middle one blind. INTERIOR: altered c1985, has back-to-back central fireplaces, with late C20 Classical style fireplace with iron grate and decorative tile surround in room on right. The large bay betrays its function for supervision of the Yard -quite a rare example, and included as part of an outstanding group of naval manufacturing buildings.
Listing NGR: SX4498454153
Copyright IoE Catherine Brown. Source Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Brown, Catherine
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Ashlar, Limestone, Slate, Victorian Foremans House, Domestic, Industrial House, House, Dwelling, Industrial