FORMER ROYAL NAVAL HOSPITAL: THE SQUARE NUMBERS 8 AND 9 AND AREA WALLS AND RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1113318

Date first listed: 01-May-1975

Date of most recent amendment: 09-Nov-1998

Statutory Address: FORMER ROYAL NAVAL HOSPITAL THE SQUARE NUMBERS 8 AND 9 AND AREA WALLS AND RAILINGS, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: FORMER ROYAL NAVAL HOSPITAL THE SQUARE NUMBERS 8 AND 9 AND AREA WALLS AND RAILINGS, HIGH STREET

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

District: City of Plymouth (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Grid Reference: SX4648254681

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

PLYMOUTH

SX4654NW HIGH STREET, Stonehouse 740-1/55/817 (North side) 01/05/75 Former Royal Naval Hospital: The Square Nos.8 & 9 and area walls & railings (Formerly Listed as: HIGH STREET, Stonehouse Royal Naval Hospital: Residences Nos.8 & 9. The Medical Mess)

GV II

Official residences including admiral's house. 1806, probably by Daniel Alexander (1768-1846); restored after bomb damage. Plymouth limestone ashlar; dry slate hipped roof with projecting eaves; 4 round-arched roof dormers; 2 ashlar axial stacks. Rectangular double-depth plan plus bowed projection to rear left. 3 storeys plus attic over basement; symmetrical 9-window front with band over ground floor and with 1st-floor sill band. Flat arches over late C19 4-pane horned sashes. Central semicircular-on-plan porch with Tuscan columns and entablature; glazed curved door and flanking windows between columns. INTERIOR: not inspected but said to be of interest. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: low plinth over basement wall surmounted by wrought-iron railings. HISTORY: one of two similar blocks of 1806 on the north and south sides of the Square, which was laid out for officers' houses on the main axis through the hospital. 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: SX4648254681

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 473515

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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