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Lamp Post Approximately 10 Metres South West of Town Hall Porch

A Grade II Listed Building in Torquay, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.4685 / 50°28'6"N

Longitude: -3.532 / 3°31'55"W

OS Eastings: 291371

OS Northings: 64302

OS Grid: SX913643

Mapcode National: GBR QV.WXVP

Mapcode Global: FRA 37HT.FS8

Plus Code: 9C2RFF99+95

Entry Name: Lamp Post Approximately 10 Metres South West of Town Hall Porch

Listing Date: 3 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206743

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390530

Location: Tormohun, 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 Mary Magdalene (Upton)

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


885-1/14/60 (North West side)
Lamp post approximately 10 metres
south-west of Town Hall porch


Lamp post. Probably contemporary with the 1910-11 town hall.
Metal, probably cast-iron. One of a group of 5 outside the
town hall. Originally lit by gas, later converted to
electricity. Thick cylindrical base with an egg-and-dart
moulding below a baluster-shaped foot with acanthus leaf
decoration. Cylindrical standard with 3 globes, the outer
globes on the ladder rest with scrolled brackets to the
An attractive example of historic street furniture and
important for group value with the town hall which has some
fine external ironwork.

Listing NGR: SX9137164302

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

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