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Lodges, Gates, Flanking Walls and Railings at North Entrance to Gramercy Hall School

A Grade II Listed Building in Churston-with-Galmpton, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.3902 / 50°23'24"N

Longitude: -3.5451 / 3°32'42"W

OS Eastings: 290263

OS Northings: 55622

OS Grid: SX902556

Mapcode National: GBR QW.1SZ9

Mapcode Global: FRA 38G0.GQV

Entry Name: Lodges, Gates, Flanking Walls and Railings at North Entrance to Gramercy Hall School

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Last Amended: 18 October 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195174

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383552

Location: Torbay, TQ5

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Churston-with-Galmpton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Churston Ferrers St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


SX9055 BRIXHAM ROAD, Churston Ferrers
1946-1/6/46 (South side)
10/01/75 Lodges, gates, flanking walls &
railings at N entrance to Gramercy
Hall School
(Formerly Listed as:
BRIXHAM ROAD, Churston Ferrers
Lodges and railings on road entrance
to Lupton House)


Lodges, gates, walls, and railings. c1843. By George
Wightwick; doubled in depth 1983-5 by Keith Proctor.
Solid-walled, rendered lodges. Roofs not visible from road;
they appear to be flat. Panelled, tapered chimneypot, standing
on a low pedestal, on front and back pediment of each lodge. 1
storey. Fronts designed as Doric porticos with paired
pilasters at each end supporting an entablature with
triangular pediment. Centre window, tapering towards the top,
with eared architrave, 6-paned sashes. Side-walls facing
entrance have 3 pilasters in centre and 2 at each end; 2
tapered doorway with eared architraves and 6-paned half-glazed
doors each side. Top entablature with blocking course. Rear
walls designed to match the fronts. Subsidiary features: in
front of the lodges a pair of iron gates with spearhead
uprights hanging from square openwork iron piers with rounded
tops; decorated with flowers, foliage and pine-cones. Railings
to match the gates, extending outwards to the road in ogee
curves. At each end a panelled pier with moulded cap. Beyond
that an ogee-shaped stretch of limestone ashlar walling ending
in a square pier. Wall to right has flat stone coping and low
pyramidal cap to pier; these are missing on left-hand side.
(The Buildings of England: Cherry B: Devon (2nd edition):
1989-: 833).

Listing NGR: SX9026355622

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