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Former Royal Naval Hospital Octagonal Posting Box Immediately South of Pay Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3719 / 50°22'18"N

Longitude: -4.1599 / 4°9'35"W

OS Eastings: 246503

OS Northings: 54678

OS Grid: SX465546

Mapcode National: GBR R7G.24

Mapcode Global: FRA 2851.WR3

Entry Name: Former Royal Naval Hospital Octagonal Posting Box Immediately South of Pay Office

Listing Date: 1 May 1974

Last Amended: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113291

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473507

Location: Plymouth, PL1

County: City of Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter and the Waterfront

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Plymouth St Peter and the Holy Apostles

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


PLYMOUTH

SX4654NE HIGH STREET, Stonehouse
740-1/56/810 Former Royal Naval Hospital:
01/05/74 Octagonal Posting Box immediately S
of Pay Office
(Formerly Listed as:
HIGH STREET, Stonehouse
Royal Naval Hospital: Octagonal
Posting Box immediately S of Pay
Office)

GV II

Post box. 1853-59 for the Royal Naval Hospital but probably
cast by one of the Post Office contractors. Painted red
cast-iron. Octagonal pillar with angle beading, moulded cap
which is flat and moulded base with shallow plinth. Vertical
posting slit with external flap. Part of an outstanding
complex of military hospital buildings.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:
654 & 655; Journal of Royal Medical Service: Gordon Pugh, P D,
Surg. Capt. Royal Navy: History of the Royal Naval Hospital
Plymouth: 1972-).

Listing NGR: SX4650354678

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