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2, St Marychurch Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Torquay, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.4691 / 50°28'8"N

Longitude: -3.5313 / 3°31'52"W

OS Eastings: 291423

OS Northings: 64371

OS Grid: SX914643

Mapcode National: GBR QV.WY1Y

Mapcode Global: FRA 37HT.835

Plus Code: 9C2RFF99+JF

Entry Name: 2, St Marychurch Road

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Last Amended: 3 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206838

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390787

ID on this website: 101206838

Location: Torquay, Torbay, Devon, TQ1

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Ellacombe

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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885-1/14/234 (West side)
10/01/75 No.2
(Formerly Listed as:
Hotel Adyar)


Villa. Late 1840s/1850s. Pebbledashed; natural slate roof;
stacks with rendered shafts with very tall chimney pots.
PLAN: Large rectangular double-depth plan, 2 rooms wide,
extended at the rear in a matching style and now linked to the
Upton Vale Baptist Church (not included).
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. Tudor style windows with Dutch gables;
chamfered string. Asymmetrical 3-bay 2-window entrance
elevation, facing St Marychurch Road, front with 3 Dutch
gables, the centre bay slightly broken forward. Central
chamfered doorway with a stepped dripmould. First-floor window
above with a dripmould and chamfered frame is glazed with a
2-light high-transomed casement with moulded mullions; 3-light
second floor window with C20 glazing. The right-hand bay has 3
windows with C20 glazing. Left-hand bay blind with a shallow
projecting stack. The left return also has 3 Dutch gables with
a corbelled stack in the centre flanked by one-light attic
windows with dripmoulds. Ground floor has left and right
canted bays of the c1860s, glazed with 4-pane sashes with
horizontal glazing bars; blind recess to the centre.
First-floor windows with dripmoulds are glazed with
high-transomed casements with moulded mullions.
The Lymington Road elevation has evidently been extended to
the left, although the chamfered second floor string and
parapet with cornice have been extended across. The windows in
the original block are 2- and 3-light high transomed casements
with moulded mullions and chamfered frames. Ground floor
windows are glazed with C20 small-pane casements.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but may retain features of interest.

Listing NGR: SX9142364371

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