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FORMER ROYAL NAVAL HOSPITAL THE SQUARE NUMBERS 1, 2 AND 3 AND AREA WALLS AND RAILINGS

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 THE SQUARE NUMBERS 1, 2 AND 3 AND AREA WALLS AND RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1113316

Location

FORMER ROYAL NAVAL HOSPITAL THE SQUARE NUMBERS 1, 2 AND 3 AND AREA WALLS AND RAILINGS, 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: 09-Nov-1998

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 473513

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History

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Details

PLYMOUTH

SX4654NW HIGH STREET, Stonehouse 740-1/55/815 (North side) Former Royal Naval Hospital: The Square Nos.1, 2 & 3 and area walls & railings

GV II

Formerly known as: Royal Naval Hospital: Residences 1 & 2 (Medical Mess) & area walls & railings HIGH STREET Stonehouse. Officer's houses at former Naval Hospital. 1806, probably by Daniel Alexander (1768-1846); south houses restored after bomb damage. Plymouth limestone ashlar with band over ground floor and with 1st floor sill string; dry slate hipped roof with projecting eaves; 4 round-arched roof dormers; 2 ashlar axial stacks. Rectangular double-depth plan plus single-storey service wings at right angles to rear. 3 storeys plus attic over basement; symmetrical 9-window front. Flat arches over late C19 4-pane horned sashes. Central doorway within C20 glazed porch. INTERIOR: not inspected but known to have retained original features. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: low plinth over basement wall surmounted by wrought-iron railings. HISTORY: one of two similar terraces built in 1806 on the north and south sides of the Square. The Square for officers was laid out on the main axis from the hospital by Alexander Rovehead in 1756-65. Stonehouse is of international importance as a pioneering hospital plan. Part of an outstanding and complete military hospital complex. (Morrison K: Royal Naval Hospital, Stonehouse: Cambridge: 1992-: 100373).





Listing NGR: SX4649454624

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Morrison, K, Royal Naval Hospital Stonehouse, (1992), 100373

National Grid Reference: SX 46494 54624

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