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Chapel of St Alban luscombe Castle Including Attached Stables and Other Outbuildings

A Grade I Listed Building in Dawlish, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5815 / 50°34'53"N

Longitude: -3.4944 / 3°29'39"W

OS Eastings: 294295

OS Northings: 76812

OS Grid: SX942768

Mapcode National: GBR P2.59SY

Mapcode Global: FRA 37KJ.JH5

Entry Name: Chapel of St Alban luscombe Castle Including Attached Stables and Other Outbuildings

Listing Date: 17 July 1951

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164298

English Heritage Legacy ID: 84392

Location: Dawlish, Teignbridge, Devon, EX7

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Dawlish

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Dawlish St Gregory

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 97 NW,
2/75

DAWLISH,
LUSCOMBE HILL,
Luscombe Castle including attached stables and other outbuildings and Chapel of St-Alban

17.07.51

I

Built in 1800, architect John Nash for the banker Charles Hoare. The
grounds were laid out by Humphry Repton. Chapel added by George Gilbert
Scott in 1862. The house is built of stone. An Asymmetrical Gothic style
residence with machicolated and castellated parapet and octagonal tower in
centre. Clustered chimneystacks. 1st floor windows have Gothic heads and
label moulds. Tall porch with Gothic arches and rooms over stained glass
to doorcase. Large Gothic Conservatory. Interior has well staircase with
mahogany handrail and S-shaped iron balusters and octagonal drawing room
under the tower with moulded cornice and fine marble fireplaces. The
attached stables and outbuildings are of 2 storeys painted brick with slate
roof and the windows have hood mouldings. The Chapel of St Alban is of 1
storey sandstone. Vaulted roof with chevron pattern in various colours of
stone. 4 bay nave and apse. Stained glass of the period. Original iron
work and yew wood seats. (See John Summerson's 'Life and Work of John Nash
Architect.'


Listing NGR: SX9429976828

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