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Lamp Post Approximately 10 Metres North East of Town Hall Porch

A Grade II Listed Building in Torquay, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.4687 / 50°28'7"N

Longitude: -3.5315 / 3°31'53"W

OS Eastings: 291409

OS Northings: 64327

OS Grid: SX914643

Mapcode National: GBR QV.WY0S

Mapcode Global: FRA 37HT.G01

Plus Code: 9C2RFF99+FC

Entry Name: Lamp Post Approximately 10 Metres North East of Town Hall Porch

Listing Date: 3 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206744

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390533

Location: Tormohun, Torbay, TQ1

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Ellacombe

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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885-1/14/63 (North West side)
Lamp post approximately 10 metres
north-east of Town Hall porch


Lamp post, probably contemporary with the 1910-1911 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 foor 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: SX9140964327

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