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Old Brewery Building

A Grade II Listed Building in Paignton, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.4371 / 50°26'13"N

Longitude: -3.5703 / 3°34'13"W

OS Eastings: 288577

OS Northings: 60873

OS Grid: SX885608

Mapcode National: GBR QT.RSDD

Mapcode Global: FRA 37DW.YP5

Plus Code: 9C2RCCPH+RV

Entry Name: Old Brewery Building

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Last Amended: 25 October 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195240

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383849

Location: Torbay, TQ3

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Roundham-with-Hyde

Built-Up Area: Paignton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Paignton St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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1947-1/5/77 (West side)
10/01/75 Old Brewery Building
(Formerly Listed as:
Brewery Buildings)


Brewery building now in use as shop. c1860s.
MATERIALS: Local red breccia rubble; slate roofs with lead
rolls and crested ridge tiles; roof of malthouse with tall
louvred ventilator.
PLAN: Long rectangular block built stepping down the hill from
left to right. First-floor entrance (possibly C20) at left
end. Malthouse at right end.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4:2 window front (2 windows
to the malthouse). Rectangular block with hipped roof has 4
ground-floor windows with painted segmental heads, elongating
from left to right and glazed with casements with glazing
bars. Rendered eaves band. 4 first-floor windows with
rendered, moulded brackets to right and left of each lintel
with simple aprons below with plain recangular panels. On the
ground floor the bays of the malthouse are divided by 3 red
sandstone pilasters, the capitals carved with barrels, below a
fascia and cornice. The bays have been infilled with shop
windows and doors, probably dating from 1982, when the
building was renovated by the Devon Historic Buildings Trust.
The first floor has 2 recessed casement windows with glazing
bars under simple stuccoed hoods imitating a pediment and
consoles. Louvred sections below eaves; ventilator pot with
lead tent roof and weathervane.
The right return of the malthouse is blind, with rougher
masonry with local grey limestone inclusions. Rear elevation
of main block rendered.
INTERIOR: Not inspected.
HISTORY: Previously occupied by the brewery Starkey, Knight
and Ford.

Listing NGR: SX8857860875

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