Catalogue description Architectural Plans

This record is held by Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

Details of 1127
Reference: 1127
Title: Architectural Plans

1127/1 - 1127/160 The Royal Citadel


1127/161 - 1127/165 Seaton Barracks


1127/166 - 1127/225 Stonehouse Barracks


1127/226 - 1127/254 Miscellaneous plans including alterations to local houses, Ordnance Survey maps; alterations to the boundaries of Plymouth, and the Housing Development on the Barbican


Many of these plans come from the firm of Geoffrey Bazeley and Barbary FRIBA Chartered Architects


5 Portland Square, Plymouth and at St Austell and Penzance.


Many will be the original drawings.


Form of entry for the plans:-




Drawing or Job No


Architect or Draughtsman




Size of Plan (Height x Length)


Materials used in Plan.

Date: 1885-1968
Held by: Plymouth and West Devon Record Office, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Geoffrey Bazeley and Barbary, Plymouth, Devon, architects

Immediate source of acquisition:

The plans in this accession were salvaged from Portland Square in January 1973.

Administrative / biographical background:

Geoffrey Bazeley started his architectural practice in Penzance in 1936 and after the war opened branches in St Austell and Plymouth. He went into partnership with Peter Barbary. The firm had a very good reputation and won an award for Housing in the Isles of Scilly in 1950. They received a good deal of work from the War Office, and were also responsible for the cinema in Hayle, an hotel in Penzance, the Farley Building in Plymouth and the English China Clays Headquarters in St Austell.


Peter Barbary died in 1970 and Portland Square was put under compulsory purchase by the Polytechnic in 1972. After this Geoffrey Bazeley merged into Partnership with Mr Miller-Williams in Looe Street, the Barbican, Plymouth.

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