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Former Royal Naval Hospital the Square Number 14 (Middleton Lodge) and Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3716 / 50°22'17"N

Longitude: -4.1596 / 4°9'34"W

OS Eastings: 246522

OS Northings: 54636

OS Grid: SX465546

Mapcode National: GBR R7H.HT

Mapcode Global: FRA 2852.38W

Entry Name: Former Royal Naval Hospital the Square Number 14 (Middleton Lodge) and Wall

Listing Date: 1 May 1975

Last Amended: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113321

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473518

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
740-1/56/814 (North side)
01/05/75 Former Royal Naval Hospital: The
Square No.14 (Middleton Lodge) and
wall
(Formerly Listed as:
HIGH STREET, Stonehouse
Royal Naval Hospital: Pay Office and
Admiral's Office)

GV II

Steward and butler's office, later Surgeon rear admiral's
office. 1765, designed by Alexander Rovehead for the Navy
Board. Plymouth limestone rubble with limestone dressings and
rusticated quoins; dry slate pyramidal mansard roof over coped
parapet over band with ball finials, the roof surmounted by
tall stuccoed stack with moulded entablature; 2 mansard
windows to front. Small square plan.
EXTERIOR: single storey plus attic; symmetrical 3-bay arcade
facing matching Pay Office (qv). 3 round arches on impost
string containing C19 vertical-glazed fanlights over 2-light
window to centre and glazed and panelled doors plus sidelights
to other arches. Original or early C19 hornless sashes with
glazing bars to other elevations.
INTERIOR: retains many original features of interest
including: dog-leg staircase with 2-panel door under; panelled
door within doorway with reeded pilasters; partitioned filing
shelves and sliding panelled doors to top and reeded window
shutters.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: high rubble wall attached to S side of
building.
HISTORY: part of the original hospital plan, identical in form
to the pavilion north of the inner gates (Pay Office, qv).
Stonehouse was of international importance for its pioneering
plan.
Part of an outstanding and complete military hospital complex.


Listing NGR: SX4652254636

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