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Gate Piers and Wall at Entrance to Brunel Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in St Marychurch, Torbay

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5009 / 50°30'3"N

Longitude: -3.5243 / 3°31'27"W

OS Eastings: 291992

OS Northings: 67902

OS Grid: SX919679

Mapcode National: GBR QX.0S4D

Mapcode Global: FRA 37HQ.YLK

Entry Name: Gate Piers and Wall at Entrance to Brunel Manor

Listing Date: 3 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206850

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390817

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: Stokeinteignhead St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


TORQUAY

SX9167 TEIGNMOUTH ROAD, Watcombe
885-1/5/459 (West side)
Gate piers and wall at entrance to
Brunel Manor

GV II

Gate piers and wall at entrance to Brunel Manor. c1870,
contemporary with Brunel Manor (qv). Gardens laid out by
Nesfield (Pevsner). Local grey crazed limestone with ashlar
dressings.
PLAN: Gate piers flanking carriage gateway; plainer pier to
form pedestrian gateway to right; convex curving walls to
carriage turn.
Substantial square-section gate piers with battered plinths,
chamfered moulded corners and caps with 4 cusped gables
crowned with the bases of lampholders. The pedestrian gate
pier is lower, with a plainer pyramidal cap. Convex curving
walls of crazed masonry to either side have chamfered ashlar
caps and plinths and terminate in low piers with caps.
Included for group value with Brunel Manor.


Listing NGR: SX9199267902

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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