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

List entry Number: 1113318

Location

FORMER ROYAL NAVAL HOSPITAL THE SQUARE NUMBERS 8 AND 9 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: 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: 473515

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SX4648254681

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