FORMER FIRE STATION (SO 32)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1378506
Date first listed:
13-Aug-1999
Statutory Address:
FORMER FIRE STATION (SO 32), SOUTH YARD

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER FIRE STATION (SO 32), SOUTH YARD

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 44941 54598

Details

SX 4454 NE PLYMOUTH SOUTH YARD, Devonport Dockyard

740-1/95/204 Former Fire Station (SO 32)

GV II

Fire station, now canteen and offices. 1851. Squared limestone rubble with granite plinth and cills, limestone dressings, ridge stacks and slate roof. 3 parallel rectangular blocks, the outer ones set forward. EXTERIOR: 2-storey; 3-bay central block and single storey; 3-bay outer blocks. Tooled plinth and sills, plat band to the central block, moulded stone sills with blocking course and coped pediments to each block; rusticated quoins and door surrounds. Central block has segmental-arched outer doorways, the central section altered and rendered mid C20, first- floor rusticated tripartite window, and oculus in the pediment; left-hand block has an altered carriage opening, right-hand block has a central rusticated segmental-arched window part blocked and outer flat-headed windows. N side has eared plat surrounds to 6/6-pane sashes. Plainer rear elevation has segmental-arched ground-floor openings. Hoppers inscribed VR. INTERIOR: altered mid C20, lacks features of special interest. HISTORY: formerly contained stables in the central block and fire engines in the left-hand one. Part of the mid C19 expansion of the South Yard, fire engine houses were an important feature of the naval dockyards.



Listing NGR: SX4494154598

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
476456
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: 28 Mar 2001
Reference: IOE01/01978/35
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