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Watcombe Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in St Marychurch, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.4967 / 50°29'48"N

Longitude: -3.5239 / 3°31'26"W

OS Eastings: 292009

OS Northings: 67434

OS Grid: SX920674

Mapcode National: GBR QX.107C

Mapcode Global: FRA 37HR.BXJ

Plus Code: 9C2RFFWG+MC

Entry Name: Watcombe Cottage

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206847

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390812

Location: St. Marychurch, 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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885-1/6/486 Watcombe Cottage


Chapel, now house. Built for IK Brunel as part of his estate
at Watcombe Park, now Brunel Manor (qv). c1866 but converted
soon after Brunel's death to a cottage with extension to west.
Snecked stone rubble with slate roof and stone stacks.
Rectangular plan.
One storey and attic. 1980s windows in original openings: 2
original pointed-arched windows, the others flat-arched and
including gabled half dormers. Doors date from conversion.
INTERIOR not inspected, and full access to site not possible
on review.
Drawings by Brunel for an elaborate altar piece survive at
Bristol University, but do not appear to have been carried

Listing NGR: SX9200967434

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