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Ablution Blocks

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.3558 / 50°21'20"N

Longitude: -4.1548 / 4°9'17"W

OS Eastings: 246814

OS Northings: 52869

OS Grid: SX468528

Mapcode National: GBR NW.VSSB

Mapcode Global: FRA 2853.C5V

Entry Name: Ablution Blocks

Listing Date: 19 December 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067137

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473137

Location: Plymouth, PL1

County: City of Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter and the Waterfront

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text


740-1/7/235 Ablution Blocks


Barracks ablution block. c1830-35. Stone rubble, faced in
dressed limestone to S and E sides; dry slate roof with coped
gable ends; rendered stack at W end. Rectangular plan, the
ground floor with doorways to the N front, 1st-floor doorways
to S front from higher ground level. The ground floor probably
contained washrooms and the 1st floor may have served as
living accommodation.
2 storeys; 6-bay S front with doorways to C20 porches; 12-pane
sashes to bays 3, 4 and 5. The porches are on bridges over
deep area to ground floor with access to area from east and
behind a high wall stepped down to north. N elevation has
various windows and doorways to ground floor and one 1st-floor
INTERIOR: of ground floor much altered otherwise not inspected
(1990 list description).

Listing NGR: SX4681452869

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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