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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
Entry Name: Watcombe Cottage
Listing Date: 10 January 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1206847
English Heritage Legacy ID: 390812
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
SX9267 TEIGNMOUTH ROAD
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.
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
Drawings by Brunel for an elaborate altar piece survive at
Bristol University, but do not appear to have been carried
Listing NGR: SX9200967434
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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