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BELVEDERE

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: BELVEDERE

List entry Number: 1113330

Location

BELVEDERE, HOE ROAD

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: 473529

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

PLYMOUTH

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

GV II

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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SX 47585 53824

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