Park Keepers Lodge

20 Aug 1999
Park Keepers Lodge, The Promenade, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 2PL
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SX4753 THE PROMENADE, Hoe 740-1/66/306 Park-keeper's Lodge


Park-keepers lodge. 1887-88. Stucco with stucco detail; dry slate roof with projecting eaves and verge with exposed purlins and shaped barge board; hipped roof to centre of front and sprocketed to further projection over verandah on 3 sides; cast-iron stanchions or columns and arches; stuccoed and panelled central stack with moulded cornice. Irregular T-shaped plan plus extension at rear right. Single storey; 1-window front. Canted bay window to centre of front wing with 5-bay open verandah at the front and with 3-bay returns; slender near Ionic columns, ornate spandrels and fascia. Keyed, moulded round-arched pilastered niche with coat of arms and inscription, to wall set back on the right.

Return walls each with pair of windows in openings similar to those of the niche but with central mullions as near Corinthian columns. INTERIOR: not inspected. One of a good group of park buildings on the Hoe. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-: 665).

Listing NGR: SX4787753887


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

People & Organisations

Photographer: Hiscock, Derek

Rights Holder: Hiscock, Derek


Slate, Stucco, Victorian Gate Lodge, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Garden Building