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Latitude: 50.4423 / 50°26'32"N
Longitude: -3.5674 / 3°34'2"W
OS Eastings: 288800
OS Northings: 61448
OS Grid: SX888614
Mapcode National: GBR QT.RM39
Mapcode Global: FRA 37FW.D1J
Entry Name: Terrace Wall, Steps and Statue South East of Oldway Mansion
Listing Date: 25 October 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1195210
English Heritage Legacy ID: 383875
Location: Torbay, TQ3
Electoral Ward/Division: Preston
Built-Up Area: Paignton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Paignton Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX8861 TORQUAY ROAD
1947-1/4/106 (West side)
Terrace wall, steps and statue SE of
Terrace wall to terrace SE of Oldway Mansion, including flight
of steps and statue of Pan and Bacchus. c1907-1907,
contemporary with the remodelling of Oldway Mansion (qv) for
Paris Singer. Grounds laid out by A Duchesne, the leading
French formal landscape architect. Concrete terrace wall;
stone steps; white Italian marble statue.
Deep battered retaining wall with a cornice below the
balustraded parapet to the garden S of Oldway Mansion. The
section of parapet wall above the steps has icicle rustication
facing the south garden. 2 flights of steps lead down to the
Italian garden. On the east side of the wall, between the
flights of steps, a round-headed statue niche with a keyblock
containing a small statue group of Pan and Bacchus.
Part of the setting of Oldway Mansion, group value with other
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London:
Listing NGR: SX8880061448
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