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FORMER ROYAL NAVAL HOSPITAL THE SQUARE NUMBERS 4 TO 7 (CONSECUTIVE) AND 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 4 TO 7 (CONSECUTIVE) AND WALLS AND RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1113317

Location

FORMER ROYAL NAVAL HOSPITAL THE SQUARE NUMBERS 4 TO 7 (CONSECUTIVE) AND WALLS AND RAILINGS, 4-7, HIGH STREET

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

County:

District: City of Plymouth

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Non Civil 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: 473514

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History

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Details

PLYMOUTH

SX4654NW HIGH STREET, Stonehouse 740-1/55/816 (North side) 01/05/75 Former Royal Naval Hospital: The Square Nos.4-7 (consec) and walls & railings (Formerly Listed as: HIGH STREET, Stonehouse Royal Naval Hospital: Residences Nos.4, 5, 6 & 7 including area railings)

GV II

Officier's houses at former Naval Hospital, now houses. 1765, designed by Alexander Rovehead for the Navy Board; rendered 1921. Red brick front, now rendered; dry slate mansard roof with dormer windows; rendered brick stacks. Rectangular double-depth plan. 3 storeys plus attics over basement; nearly symmetrical 12-window front with central 6 broken forward and surmounted by pediment. Basement as plinth, band above ground floor and 1st-floor sill string. Late C19 4-pane horned sashes. Triangular pediment over central pair of fluted pilastered doorways; another doorway to left; glazed and panelled doors. INTERIOR: not inspected but said to be of interest. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: low plinth over basement wall surmounted by original wrought-iron railings and rubble walls at rear linked to Stables (qv). HISTORY: built as four houses on west side of the Square, terminating the important main axis through the hospital. Accommodated the physician, surgeon, steward and agent in 1800, later used for a mess. 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: SX4646854645

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SX4646854645

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