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Former Royal Naval Hospital Pavilion North of Inner Gates (Pay Office)

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.372 / 50°22'19"N

Longitude: -4.1598 / 4°9'35"W

OS Eastings: 246506

OS Northings: 54687

OS Grid: SX465546

Mapcode National: GBR R7G.24

Mapcode Global: FRA 2851.WSC

Entry Name: Former Royal Naval Hospital Pavilion North of Inner Gates (Pay Office)

Listing Date: 1 May 1975

Last Amended: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113292

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473508

Location: Plymouth, PL1

County: City of Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter and the Waterfront

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
740-1/56/811 (North side)
01/05/75 Former Royal Naval Hospital:
Pavilion north of Inner Gates (Pay
Office)
(Formerly Listed as:
HIGH STREET, Stonehouse
Royal Naval Hospital: Pay Office and
Admiral's Office)

GV II

Agent's office and entrance lodge, later pay office at former
Naval Hospital. Dated 1765, designed by Alexander Rovehead for
the Navy Board. Plymouth limestone rubble with limestone
dressings including rusticated quoins; dry slate pyramidal
mansard roof behind coped parapet on band with ball finials,
surmounted by a tall stuccoed stack with moulded entablature;
2 mansard dormers to front. Small square plan.
Single storey plus attic; symmetrical 3-bay front facing the
matching Admiral's Office, now No.14 The Square (qv) which is
similar. An arcade of 3 round arches with imposts contain C19
vertical-glazed fanlights over 2-light window to centre and
glazed and panelled doors plus sidelights to other arches.
Flat-headed openings to east side. West side has a lead hopper
dated 1765 and inscribed GR.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORY: identical in design to the pavilion to the south
(qv), flanking the inner gates. Housed the agent's office and
porter's lodge in 1784 and receiving and fumigating rooms in
1800, later becoming the pay office. Part of an outstanding
and complete military hospital complex.
(Morrison K: Royal Naval Hospital, Stonehouse: Cambridge:
1992-).


Listing NGR: SX4650654687

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