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Latitude: 51.2087 / 51°12'31"N
Longitude: -4.1284 / 4°7'42"W
OS Eastings: 251422
OS Northings: 147656
OS Grid: SS514476
Mapcode National: GBR KM.45Z8
Mapcode Global: VH4M4.DWB8
Entry Name: Merlin Court Hotel
Listing Date: 14 March 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1203026
English Heritage Legacy ID: 390195
Location: Ilfracombe, North Devon, Devon, EX34
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Ilfracombe
Built-Up Area: Ilfracombe
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Ilfracombe Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS5147 GRANVILLE ROAD
853-1/6/56 Merlin Court Hotel
Formerly known as: Northcote and Torre House GRANVILLE ROAD.
Pair of large semi detached houses, now an hotel. 1872 or
slightly earlier. Squared local stone rubble with details in
dressed limestone. Slated roof with bargeboarded gables. Red
brick chimney. Picturesque Tudor style. 2 storeys with garret
and semi basement. Tudor style with bargeboarded gables.
Windows and doorways with hood moulds, mostly to shallow
pointed arches. Parapets with open quatrefoil panels. Front
door with coloured leaded glass to left-hand house. Square,
4-storeyed turret on right side wall. Balconies with patterned
iron railings and twisted iron columns on south front (facing
Torrs Park). Conservatory with Gothic glazing at south east
corner. INTERIOR not inspected. The houses are shown in an
engraving of 1872.
(Horridge GK: Ilfracombe, A Pictorial Record (plate 7):
Listing NGR: SS5142247656
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