DISPENSARY

Date:
7 Jul 2002
Location:
Dispensary, Catherine Street, Plymouth, Devon
Reference:
IOE01/07541/12
Type:
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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

SX4754 CATHERINE STREET, Plymouth 740-1/57/357 (West side) 01/05/75 Dispensary

GV II

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

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Letchford_Andrew C. IOE Records for Letchford, Andrew C.; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Andrew C. Letchford. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Letchford, Andrew C.

Rights Holder: Letchford, Andrew C.

Keywords

Ashlar, Devonian Limestone, Slate, Georgian Dispensary, Health And Welfare