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

City of Plymouth (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 47585 53824



SX4753 HOE ROAD, Hoe 740-1/66/275 (North side) 01/05/75 Belvedere (Formerly Listed as: THE HOE, Plymouth Belvidere)


Large summer house or belvedere in public park, erected on the site of former bull ring. 1891 date flanking central royal coat of arms; the structure incorporates C17 granite Tuscan columns from the old Market (see also Drake's Place, North Hill qv). Mostly stuccoed with stucco detail. Terraced building on 3 levels each with an open colonnaded front, each colonnade with an entablature with triglyphs and a dentilled cornice and surmounted by a turned balustrade. The lower level is 4:1:4 bays, the central bay broken forward and with date panel flanked by pilasters. The next level has a cavetto semicircular-on-plan 1:6:1-bay front with canted ends; the top level has similar but less curved and canted front of 1:5:1 bays plus solid end bays, and with a flagpole above the central bay. There are 2 cast-iron lamp standards above the lower level at left and right. One of many fine buildings in this park. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-: 665).

Listing NGR: SX4758553824


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Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Devon, (1989), 665


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 07 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/00186/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Derek Hiscock. Source Historic England Archive
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