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School Associated with the Church of the Assumption of Our Lady

A Grade II Listed Building in Torquay, Torbay

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4663 / 50°27'58"N

Longitude: -3.5323 / 3°31'56"W

OS Eastings: 291348

OS Northings: 64059

OS Grid: SX913640

Mapcode National: GBR QV.X42L

Mapcode Global: FRA 37HT.MPY

Entry Name: School Associated with the Church of the Assumption of Our Lady

Listing Date: 3 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202961

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390462

Location: Torbay, TQ2

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Tormohun

Built-Up Area: Torquay

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text


TORQUAY

SX9164 ABBEY ROAD
885-1/14/11 (South West side)
School associated with the Church of
the Assumption of Our Lady

GV II

School. 1857 (foundation stone), to the designs of J Hansom.
Local grey limestone rubble with freestone dressings; slate
roof; stacks with stone shafts, some old octagonal shafts.
PLAN: Part of a group including a church and presbytery.
T-plan.
EXTERIOR: 2-storey block at NE; schoolroom at SW end. The
2-storey block has a 3-window to NE end, with a small gable to
the front at the right and a hipped roof porch entered on the
right return via a shouldered doorway. Porch has shouldered
windows with stone architraves. Paired shouldered window to
left; small first floor 2-light window above porch. Under the
gable a tall window, converted to a glazed door in the C20.
Left return of 2-storey block has paired and triple-shouldered
windows. The schoolroom, to the left, has a 4-window front
with triple, shouldered windows. 2-storey porch block to the
right with a shouldered doorway flanked by one-light windows
and a pair of chamfered lancets above.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but may retain features of interest.


Listing NGR: SX9134864059

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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