NUMBER 6 SAIL LOFT (MO 61)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1378562
Date first listed:
13-Aug-1999
Statutory Address:
NUMBER 6 SAIL LOFT (MO 61), MORICE YARD

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Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBER 6 SAIL LOFT (MO 61), MORICE 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 44859 54855

Details

SX 4454 NE PLYMOUTH MORICE YARD, Devonport Dockyard 740-1/95/193 No.6, Sail Loft (MO 61)

GV II

Store and sail loft. 1840-50. Squared and coursed limestone with granite dressings and a hipped slate roof. Rectangular open plan. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 9-window range. Plinth, plat band, with central segmental-arched entrances, (that to the S bricked up), beneath matching tripartite sashes, with round-arched ground floor and segmental-arched first floor 9/9-pane sashes, and tall, narrow hoist bays to first-floor third and seventh bays. Ends have 2 round-arched carriage entrances beneath a single segmental-arched tripartite window with a boarded door to the central part. I NTERIOR: the ground floor has a central aisle of pairs of tied timber posts with diagonal struts to wide pillars beneath tie beams, and a stair flight with uncut string in the NE corner. HISTORY: a pair with Store No.3 (qv), and possibly used as stabling for the gun teams with the sail loft above. Part of a good group of (18/19 naval stores, some of the last built by the Board of Ordnance, within the best surviving (18 naval ordnance yard in the country. (Source: Coad j: The Royal Dockyards 1690-1850: Aldershot: 1989: 256).



Listing NGR: SX4485954855

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
476512
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Coad, J G, The Royal Dockyards 1690-1850: Architecture and Engineering Works of the Sailing Navy, (1989), 256

Legal

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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