BLOCKHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1129960
Date first listed:
09-Nov-1998
Statutory Address:
BLOCKHOUSE, ADMIRALTY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
BLOCKHOUSE, ADMIRALTY ROAD

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 45946 53346

Details

PLYMOUTH

SX4453 ADMIRALTY ROAD 740-1/64/715 (North side (off)) Stonehouse, Devil's Point Blockhouse

GV II

Blockhouse. Probably 1509-1539. Rubble with granite dressings. Irregular (stretched) octagonal plan with doorway to landward side and gunports to seaward side (the longer sides). Chamfered granite doorway spanned by shallow 2-centred arch; pair of square gunports with rebates for shutters. INTERIOR: not inspected. Part of a series of coastal defences at Plymouth probably built in the reign of Henry VIII.



Listing NGR: SX4594653346

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
473162
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 09 Nov 2004
Reference: IOE01/11908/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Gerald Rendle. Source Historic England Archive
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