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FORMER ROYAL NAVAL HOSPITAL INNER GATE PIERS AND GATES

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: FORMER ROYAL NAVAL HOSPITAL INNER GATE PIERS AND GATES

List entry Number: 1113287

Location

FORMER ROYAL NAVAL HOSPITAL INNER GATE PIERS AND GATES, HIGH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: City of Plymouth

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-May-1975

Date of most recent amendment: 09-Nov-1998

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 473503

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

PLYMOUTH

SX4654NE HIGH STREET, Stonehouse 740-1/56/803 (North side) 01/05/75 Former Royal Naval Hospital: Inner gate-piers and gates (Formerly Listed as: HIGH STREET, Stonehouse Royal Naval Hospital: Inner Gate-Piers)

GV II

Gate-piers within grounds of former Naval Hospital. c1810, probably by Daniel Alexander (1768-1846) with carvings by CR Smith. Rusticated limestone piers, each pier with pedimented cap over carved relief and fretted band in Greek Revival manner. One of the piers is resited. Also resited are the mid C19 iron studded gates with open cast-iron top panels, each gate with turned frieze above ornate scrollwork with Victoria coat of arms to centre and 3 small fielded bottom panels within bolection mouldings. Part of an outstanding and complete military hospital complex. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-: 654 & 655; Journal of Royal Medical Service: Gordon Pugh, PD, Surg. Capt. Royal Navy: History of the Royal Naval Hospital Plymouth: 1972-; Morrison K: Royal Naval Hospital, Stonehouse: Cambridge: 1992-: 100373).





Listing NGR: SX4651054657

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Morrison, K, Royal Naval Hospital Stonehouse, (1992), 100373
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Devon, (1989)
Pugh, G, 'Journal of Royal Medical Service' in History of the Royal Naval Hospital Plymouth, (1972)

National Grid Reference: SX 46509 54656

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