CORPORATION BUILDINGS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1113368

Date first listed: 19-Dec-1988

Statutory Address: 10-15, LOOE STREET

Statutory Address: CORPORATION BUILDINGS, 16-22, LOOE STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: 10-15, LOOE STREET

Statutory Address: CORPORATION BUILDINGS, 16-22, LOOE STREET

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

District: City of Plymouth (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: SX 48135 54388

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History

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Details

PLYMOUTH

SX4854SW LOOE STREET, Barbican 740-1/62/13 (North side) 19/12/88 Nos.16-22 (Consecutive) Corporation Buildings

GV II

Marked Nos 10-15 on OS map. Terrace of local authority housing with corner shop. Very early C20. Painted brick walls, concrete floors and staircases; dry slate stepped roofs with slightly projecting eaves, hipped at the ends; deep brick end stacks with stepped cornices. Double-depth plan with mews street at rear; each house has central ground-floor through passage and is divided into 1-bedroom tenements. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; each house has symmetrical 3-window front except for house on left with canted corner bay with doorway dividing shop windows of corner shop and house doorway on its right. Original 12-pane horned sashes with segmental heads; similar heads to central doorways with overlights and panelled doors. Shop has original pilastered 9-pane shop window to front and identical window to left-hand return; fluted consoles over the pilasters and moulded cornices over the fascia. Above the shop doorway is a round plaque inscribed: "SIR FRANCIS DRAKE IN THE YEAR OF THE SPANISH ARMADA OWNED A HOUSE AND GROUNDS ON THIS SITE AND PROBABLY HERE RESIDED". Rear of each house is a 4-window range with original windows: 12-pane sashes flanking single lights. Flat-roofed stores with planked doors linked by dwarf walls surmounted by steel balustrades. INTERIOR: not inspected. Part of a complete block of practically unaltered early local authority housing. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-: 663 & 664).





Listing NGR: SX4823454369

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 473585

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Devon, (1989), 663-664

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