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Margaret Clitherow House

A Grade II Listed Building in St Marychurch, Torbay

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206831

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390764

Location: Torbay, TQ1

County: Torbay

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

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Listing Text


TORQUAY

SX9165 PRIORY ROAD, St Marychurch
885-1/11/444 (South East side)
10/01/75 Margaret Clitherow House
(Formerly Listed as:
PRIORY ROAD
Priory of Our Lady Help of
Christians and St Denis)

GV II

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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