10 Sights in Plymouth, United Kingdom (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Plymouth, United Kingdom. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 10 sights are available in Plymouth, United Kingdom.

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1. Saltram House

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Saltram House Lobsterthermidor 15:29, 27 May 2017 (UTC) / CC BY-SA 3.0

Saltram House is a grade I listed George II era mansion house located in the parish of Plympton, near Plymouth in Devon, England. It was deemed by the architectural critic Pevsner to be "the most impressive country house in Devon". The house was designed by the architect Robert Adam, who altered and greatly expanded the original Tudor house on two occasions. The drawing room is considered one of Adam's finest interiors. Saltram is one of Britain's best preserved examples of an early Georgian house and retains much of its original decor, plasterwork and furnishings. It contains the Parker family's large collection of paintings, including several by Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), born and educated at Plympton and a friend of the Parker family.

Wikipedia: Saltram House (EN)

2. Minster Church of St Andrew

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The Minster Church of St Andrew, also known as St Andrew's Church, Plymouth is an Anglican church in Plymouth. It is the original parish church of Sutton, one of the three towns which were later combined to form the city of Plymouth. The church is the largest parish church in the historic county of Devon and was built in the mid to late 15th century. The church was heavily damaged during the Plymouth Blitz but was rebuilt after the war. It was designated as a Minster Church in 2009 and it continues to operate as the focus for religious civic events for the city and as a bustling evangelical church.

Wikipedia: St Andrew's Church, Plymouth (EN)

3. Palace Theatre

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The Palace Theatre is a disused theatre in Union Street, Plymouth, Devon in south west England. It opened in 1898 as a music hall but was damaged by fire only three months after opening, and was re-opened in 1899 as the New Palace Theatre of Varieties. In 1961 it was converted to a bingo hall, but later reverted to being a theatre as the Palace Theatre until 1983, when it became The Academy disco and finally operated as the Dance Academy, before being closed after Class A drugs were found on the premises.

Wikipedia: Palace Theatre, Plymouth (EN)

4. Charles Cross Church

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Charles Cross Church Kevincolyer / Public domain

Charles Church is a now derelict church, the second most ancient parish church in Plymouth, Devon, England. It was founded around 1640, but not completed for many years. It is a Gothic style church, consisting of a west tower, with spire, a nave with north and south aisles, north and south porches, and a chancel with vestry. The tower was completed in 1708, the original wooden/lead covered spire was replaced by a stone spire in 1766.

Wikipedia: Charles Church, Plymouth (EN)

5. Theatre Royal & The Drum

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Theatre Royal, Plymouth, is a theatre venue in Plymouth, Devon. It consists of a 1,300-seat main auditorium, The Lyric, which regularly hosts large-scale musicals, opera and ballet; a 200-seat studio, The Drum; and a 50-seat studio, The Lab. On a separate site, Theatre Royal Plymouth also has a production and learning centre, TR2, featuring rehearsal studios and workshops for the production of set and costumes.

Wikipedia: Theatre Royal, Plymouth (EN)

6. National Marine Aquarium

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The National Marine Aquarium, located in Britain's Ocean City Plymouth is the largest Aquarium in the UK. It is home to over 4,000 animals and has carried out "groundbreaking" Ocean conservation work, as well as offering a variety of immersive and engaging opportunities to learn about the marine environment through ocean education for all ages.

Wikipedia: National Marine Aquarium, Plymouth (EN)

7. Devonport Guildhall

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Devonport Guildhall is a municipal building that served as a municipal hall, courthouse, mortuary, and police station, located in the municipal centre of the town of Devonport, in Plymouth, Devon, England. The site fell into disrepair and since the mid-1980s has been repurposed for community facilities. It is a Grade I listed building.

Wikipedia: Devonport Guildhall (EN)

8. Devonport Park

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Devonport Park is a public park located in Devonport, Devon. The historic park dates back to the 1850s and is situated on former military land. The park is home to many historic monuments including a war memorial to the 2,000 Devonport citizens who died in the First World War.

Wikipedia: Devonport Park (EN)

9. Plymouth Synagogue

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The Plymouth Synagogue is a synagogue in the city of Plymouth, England and the home of the Plymouth Hebrew Congregation. Built in 1762, it is a listed Grade II* building and the oldest extant synagogue built by Ashkenazi Jews in the English speaking world.

Wikipedia: Plymouth Synagogue (EN)

10. Prysten House

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Prysten House is a Grade I listed 15th century merchant's house situated close to St Andrew's Church in the city of Plymouth, England. It is a large U-shaped three storey split level house built c. 1498 and extended 1635.

Wikipedia: Prysten House (EN)

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