Observation Tower By The Dome (Dome Not Included)

Date:
7 Aug 1999
Location:
Observation Tower By The Dome (Dome Not Included), The Hoe, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 3LG
Reference:
IOE01/00186/13
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

PLYMOUTH

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

GV II

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-: 665).



Listing NGR: SX4770953751

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Hiscock_Derek IOE Records for Hiscock, Derek; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Derek Hiscock. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Hiscock, Derek

Rights Holder: Hiscock, Derek

Keywords

Devonian Limestone, Granite, Victorian Watch Tower, Defence, Military Observation Site, Communications