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Latitude: 50.4826 / 50°28'57"N
Longitude: -3.5244 / 3°31'27"W
OS Eastings: 291946
OS Northings: 65862
OS Grid: SX919658
Mapcode National: GBR QX.203H
Mapcode Global: FRA 37HS.BSR
Entry Name: Margaret Clitherow House
Listing Date: 10 January 1975
Last Amended: 3 May 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1206831
English Heritage Legacy ID: 390764
Location: Torbay, TQ1
Electoral Ward/Division: St Marychurch
Built-Up Area: Torquay
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: St Marychurch St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX9165 PRIORY ROAD, St Marychurch
885-1/11/444 (South East side)
10/01/75 Margaret Clitherow House
(Formerly Listed as:
Priory of Our Lady Help of
Christians and St Denis)
Orphanage, later used as priory. 1865 to the designs of Joseph
Hansom. Local grey rock-faced limestone, laid to course with
ashlar quoins and freestone dressings; gabled slate roofs;
stacks with ashlar stone shafts and brattished cornices.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and basement. Long 9-window entrance front
with 6 coped gables; moulded string at first-floor level.
Moulded arched doorway to left with hoodmould and recessed
2-leaf plank front door with elaborte strap hinges. Stone
mullioned windows with chamfered mullions, transomed on the
ground floor some with trefoil-headed or lancet lights above
the transom. First-floor windows square-headed. Some second-
floor windows with trefoil-headed lights. 6th bay from the
left has a 2-storey canted bay with hipped stone roof. Square
bay with stone roof across left-hand ground-floor corner,
facing towards the church.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but may retain features of interest.
Listing NGR: SX9194665862
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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