Three Crowns Public House

7 Aug 1999
Three Crowns Public House, 12 The Parade, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 2JL
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Three Crowns Public House, Parade, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 2JL
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SX4854SW THE PARADE, Barbican 740-1/62/88 (North side) 01/05/75 No.12 Three Crowns Public House (Formerly Listed as: PARADE, Plymouth Three Crowns Public House)


Public house. Probably C17, extended or remodelled mid C19. MATERIALS: stucco with stucco detail; tarred slate roofs: mansard roof at the front behind a balustraded parapet with an entablature with architrave, widely-spaced modillions to frieze and a heavy moulded cornice; 3 mansard dormers with shallow curved roofs; brick end stacks over coped and shaped gable ends; rear wing with steep roof at right angles to main roof sweeping lower to its rear; large rubble lateral stack to its front towards left and a gabled dormer window breaking the eaves right of stack. PLAN: overall L-shaped plan, the lower rear wing presumably containing the hall of the original building. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys plus attic to front; slightly irregular 3-window range. Stucco detail includes: plinth and channelled rustication to ground floor with entablature with moulded cornice above, and rusticated quoins and moulded architraves with segmental heads to upper floors. Mid C19 12-pane hornless sashes. Ground floor has 2 similar but shorter 9-pane sashes and 2 doorways: under left-hand windows and between ground-floor windows towards right; C20 panelled and glazed doors. Right-hand return, including front of rear wing, has similar stucco detail and similar mid C19 sashes, and there is another similar sash to 1st floor of rear gable end. INTERIOR: not inspected but former list description notes remains of C18 dog-leg staircase with closed string, moulded handrail and Chinoiserie balustrade. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-: 663).

Listing NGR: SX4819654232


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0996 IOE Records taken by Derek Hiscock; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Derek Hiscock. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Hiscock, Derek

Rights Holder: Hiscock, Derek


Slate, Stucco, Tar, Tudor Public House, Elizabethan Commercial, Stuart Licensed Premises, Jacobean Eating And Drinking Establishment, Recreational