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FORMER ROYAL NAVAL HOSPITAL THE SQUARE NUMBERS 11, 12 AND 12A AND ATTACHED WALLS

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 11, 12 AND 12A AND ATTACHED WALLS

List entry Number: 1113320

Location

FORMER ROYAL NAVAL HOSPITAL THE SQUARE NUMBERS 11, 12 AND 12A AND ATTACHED WALLS, 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: 473517

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History

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Details

PLYMOUTH

SX4654NW HIGH STREET, Stonehouse 740-1/55/818 (North side) 01/05/75 Former Royal Naval Hospital: The Square Nos.11, 12 & 12A and attached walls (Formerly Listed as: HIGH STREET, Stonehouse Royal Naval Hospital: Residences Nos.11, 12 & 13)

GV II

Officer's house at former Naval Hospital. c1765, designed by Alexander Rovehead for the Navy Board. Plymouth limestone rubble with limestone quoins, architraves, band above ground floor and 1st-floor string to central bays; dry slate roofs on 3 levels: hipped ends except for taller central block with mansard roof and large stone end stacks and 2 gabled dormers, pediment with spoked lunette in front and parapet in front of flanking roofs. Double-depth plan in 5 blocks with forward breaks between blocks to projecting centre. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys plus attic pedimented central block flanked by 2-storey blocks plus single-storey blocks at far left and right, making symmetrical 1:3:3:3:1-window front. Original or C19 hornless sashes with glazing bars to most openings. Central pedimented block has central 1st-floor Venetian window with spoked centre light and blind sidelights and later enclosed rendered porch under with central window and entrance to the side. The flanking blocks have central wooden porches with fielded panels; moulded cornice and glazed doors and sides; overlights with small panes behind. INTERIOR: not inspected but known to have retained original features. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: high rubble front garden walls with ramped coping and also attached is part of the original perimeter wall of the hospital designed to prevent the patients from escaping. HISTORY: shown in 1800 as the houses of the steward's clerk and the agent's clerk. Part of an outstanding and complete military hospital complex. (Morrison K: Royal Naval Hospital, Stonehouse: Cambridge: 1992-: 100373).





Listing NGR: SX4640254622

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SX 46402 54622

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