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Latitude: 50.4626 / 50°27'45"N
Longitude: -3.5249 / 3°31'29"W
OS Eastings: 291863
OS Northings: 63642
OS Grid: SX918636
Mapcode National: GBR QV.XCZ6
Mapcode Global: FRA 37HT.YBV
Plus Code: 9C2RFF7G+22
Entry Name: Wall and Railings to South of the Church of St John the Evangelist
Listing Date: 3 May 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1217950
English Heritage Legacy ID: 390717
Location: Tormohun, Torbay, TQ1
Electoral Ward/Division: Wellswood
Built-Up Area: Torquay
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Torquay St John
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX9163 MONTPELLIER ROAD
885-1/17/188 (South side)
Wall and railings to south of the
Church of St John the Evangelist
Retaining wall and railings. Wall probably 1820s, railings
presumably 1861-73 and designed by GE Street, contemporary
with the Church of St.John the Evangelist. Local grey
limestone rubble wall, cast-iron railings. Impressively tall
retaining wall to the terrace with flight of steps up from
Cary Lodge (qv); string course on inner side. In front of the
church the wall is coped with limestone and crowned with
exceptionally bold High Victorian railings with
cinquefoil-headed arches between scrolled verticals with orb
finials. Arches enriched with scrolls, flower shapes and
twists on either side of tapering verticals.
Fine example of high quality, High Victorian ironwork.
Listing NGR: SX9186363641
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