- 7 Jul 2002
- Dispensary, Catherine Street, Plymouth, Devon
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SX4754 CATHERINE STREET, Plymouth 740-1/57/357 (West side) 01/05/75 Dispensary
Dispensary. 1807-09. Plymouth limestone ashlar front; some slatehanging at rear; dry slate roof behind parapet with band and coping; ashlar end stacks. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys; symmetrical 5-window front with plinth and voussoirs to segmental arches. Late C19 or C20 2-pane horned sashes; central late C19 2-window-front porch with plain monolith pilasters dividing bays and moulded entablature surmounted by a low-pitched gable parapet with inscribed date 1798, the date of the foundation of the dispensary. Rear has tall sashes with glazing bars. INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to be of interest. A significant and early example of this building type, only found in larger towns and cities in the early C19.
Listing NGR: SX4785954330
Copyright IoE Mr Andrew C. Letchford. Source Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Letchford, Andrew C.
Rights Holder: Letchford, Andrew C.
Ashlar, Devonian Limestone, Slate, Georgian Dispensary, Health And Welfare