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Terrace Wall, Steps and Statue South East of Oldway Mansion

A Grade II Listed Building in Paignton, Torbay

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195210

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383875

Location: Torbay, TQ3

County: Torbay

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

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Listing Text


1947-1/4/106 (West side)
Terrace wall, steps and statue SE of
Oldway Mansion


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
garden items.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London:
1952-1989: P.839-40).

Listing NGR: SX8880061448

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