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Latitude: 50.3719 / 50°22'19"N
Longitude: -4.1602 / 4°9'36"W
OS Eastings: 246480
OS Northings: 54680
OS Grid: SX464546
Mapcode National: GBR R7C.XC
Mapcode Global: FRA 2851.WM7
Entry Name: Former Royal Naval Hospital: the Square Numbers 8 and 9 and Area Walls and Railings
Listing Date: 1 May 1975
Last Amended: 9 November 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1113318
English Heritage Legacy ID: 473515
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
SX4654NW HIGH STREET, Stonehouse
740-1/55/817 (North side)
01/05/75 Former Royal Naval Hospital: The
Square Nos.8 & 9 and area walls &
(Formerly Listed as:
HIGH STREET, Stonehouse
Royal Naval Hospital: Residences
Nos.8 & 9. The Medical Mess)
Official residences including admiral's house. 1806, probably
by Daniel Alexander (1768-1846); restored after bomb damage.
Plymouth limestone ashlar; dry slate hipped roof with
projecting eaves; 4 round-arched roof dormers; 2 ashlar axial
stacks. Rectangular double-depth plan plus bowed projection to
3 storeys plus attic over basement; symmetrical 9-window front
with band over ground floor and with 1st-floor sill band. Flat
arches over late C19 4-pane horned sashes. Central
semicircular-on-plan porch with Tuscan columns and
entablature; glazed curved door and flanking windows between
INTERIOR: not inspected but said to be of interest.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: low plinth over basement wall surmounted
by wrought-iron railings.
HISTORY: one of two similar blocks of 1806 on the north and
south sides of the Square, which was laid out for officers'
houses on the main axis through the hospital. Stonehouse is of
international importance as a pioneering hospital plan.
Part of an outstanding and complete military hospital complex.
(Morrison K: Royal Naval Hospital, Stonehouse: Cambridge:
Listing NGR: SX4648254681
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