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Latitude: 50.5872 / 50°35'14"N
Longitude: -3.678 / 3°40'40"W
OS Eastings: 281311
OS Northings: 77734
OS Grid: SX813777
Mapcode National: GBR QM.HGS6
Mapcode Global: FRA 375J.4Y1
Entry Name: St Marys
Listing Date: 3 July 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1097429
English Heritage Legacy ID: 84479
Location: Bovey Tracey, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13
Civil Parish: Bovey Tracey
Built-Up Area: Bovey Tracey
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Bovey Tracey St John with Heathfield
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
BOVEY TRACEY ASHBURTON ROAD, Bovey Tracey
SX 87 NW
5/36 St Marys
Church Army Home, formerly a country house. Circa 1860 with minor C20 additions.
Squared stone rubble. Red-tiled roofs with decorative ridge-tiles. Stone
chimneystacks with moulded weatherings and caps, asymmetrically disposed. Large
rectangular building consisting basically of 2 parallel ranges with entrance porch
in centre of north side and chapel adjoining it on west. C20 additions on south
side. 2 storeys and garret; chapel and C20 additions single-storeyed. Designed in
a High Victorian Gothic style with many pointed arches and gables, but few
mouldings. Best front (facing west) has large projecting gable with canted bay
window to right; another canted bay window with hipped roof to left. Small doorway
with shouldered arch in centre, having above it a large 3-light stair window, the
bases of the lights stepped to match the going of the stair. Window lights have
stone transoms and pointed arches, all but the stair windows having tiny balls in
the spandrels. Formerly the country house of 2nd Lord Halifax. Source: A
Hargreaves, Bovey Tracey, 1968, p.76.
Listing NGR: SX8131177734
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