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Beacon Terrace, Royal Marina Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Torquay, Torbay

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4584 / 50°27'30"N

Longitude: -3.5243 / 3°31'27"W

OS Eastings: 291895

OS Northings: 63172

OS Grid: SX918631

Mapcode National: GBR QX.3D49

Mapcode Global: FRA 37HV.BS5

Entry Name: Beacon Terrace, Royal Marina Court

Listing Date: 20 November 1952

Last Amended: 3 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206732

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390500

Location: Torbay, TQ1

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Tormohun

Built-Up Area: Torquay

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Torquay St Matthias

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


TORQUAY

SX9163 BEACON HILL
885-1/17/36 (North East side)
20/11/52 No.9 Beacon Terrace, Royal Marina
Court
(Formerly Listed as:
BEACON TERRACE
Beach Spa Hotel and Oyster Shell
Cafe)

GV II

Pair of terraced houses, undergoing conversion to flats at
time of survey. c1830s by Jacob Harvey. Plastered; slate
mansard roof; stacks with rendered shafts and platbands.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic 3:3-window front with front
doors to left. Platbands below second-floor sill. Deep
projecting eaves cornice with blocking course. Description
only approximate as some detail concealed or not in situ
during conversion. Right-hand house has square-headed doorway,
2 ground-floor windows probably 12-pane sashes. 6 over 9-pane
first floor sashes (balconies in situ), 12-pane second floor
sashes; C20 small pane sashes in mansard roof. The left-hand
house is similar but has a good corner bay. Round-headed
doorway of the Southernhay, Exeter type with a reeded
moulding, vermiculated rustication and a key block with a
carved or cast head. Greek key moulding across doorway and
below fanlight which is a particularly pretty design in lead
with a central roundel with star motifs. C20 two-leaf
small-pane door. First-floor 6 over 9-pane sash with a C20
balcony; 12-pane second floor sash.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but may retain features of interest
HISTORY: Part of the same terrace as Nos 2-8 Beacon Hill,
(qv). Ellis reproduces an 1839 drawing of the terrace before
alterations.
(Ellis CA: An Historical Survey of Torquay, 2nd edition:
1930-: P.337).


Listing NGR: SX9189563172

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