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Brief description of site

Civic Square, Plymouth is a designed urban space of about 2 hectares, constructed after World War 2 and altered since.

Brief history of site

The square was designed by Geoffrey Jellicoe for the post-war redevelopment of Plymouth in the 1950s.

Location information:

Address: Civic Centre, Plymouth, PL1 1DZ

Locality: Plymouth

Local Authorities:


Historical County: Devon

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 201 Grid Ref: SX477 544
Latitude: 50.3697 Longitude: -4.14296


Central Plymouth

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

Public precinct

Key information:

Form of site: town square

Purpose of site: urban park

Context or principal building: local government office

Site first created: 1957 to 1962

Main period of development: Mid 20th century

Survival: Part: standing remains

Site Size (Hectares): 2.1

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