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The Lodge, Torre Abbey, and Attached Garden Walls and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Torquay, Torbay

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4647 / 50°27'52"N

Longitude: -3.5419 / 3°32'30"W

OS Eastings: 290660

OS Northings: 63896

OS Grid: SX906638

Mapcode National: GBR QV.X1ML

Mapcode Global: FRA 37GT.PY7

Entry Name: The Lodge, Torre Abbey, and Attached Garden Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 9 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207725

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390472

Location: Torbay, TQ2

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Tormohun

Built-Up Area: Torquay

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Torre All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


TORQUAY

SX9063 AVENUE ROAD
885-1/17/94 (East side)
09/02/88 The Lodge, Torre Abbey, and attached
garden walls and railings

GV II

Small detached house. c1900. Flemish bond brick with some tile
hanging; tiled roof, half-hipped at ends; axial brick stack
with clustered shaft with corbelled cornices. South-eastern
Vernacular Revival style.
PLAN: Approximately rectangular with entrances on the west and
north side.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, roof swept down as catslide over north
end; porch in outshut with catslide on west side. One window
to west side; glazed porch to left with door on right return.
Segmental-headed ground-floor window to right with small panes
and thick glazing bars. Right return facing Abbey gates has a
shallow canted bay to the ground floor, similarly glazed.
First floor is tile hung and jettied out between brick cheeks
with moulded stone corbels; 4-light first-floor end window
(similar glazing) on moulded timber corbels. North end has
half-hipped dormer in the outshut. Grey local limestone rubble
walls enclose the garden, towards the Abbey gateway these
change to low walls with ashlar coping and c1900 railings with
a cast-iron garden gate.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but may retain features of interest.
HISTORY: One of a group of buildings near the entrance to
Torre Abbey, The King's Drive (qv), and built as part of the
estate of the Cary family, long-time owners of the Abbey.
Formerly the gate-keeper's house.


Listing NGR: SX9066063896

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

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