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Wall and Railings to South of the Church of St John the Evangelist

A Grade II Listed Building in Torquay, Torbay

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1217950

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390717

Location: Torbay, TQ1

County: Torbay

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

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Listing Text


TORQUAY

SX9163 MONTPELLIER ROAD
885-1/17/188 (South side)
Wall and railings to south of the
Church of St John the Evangelist

GV II

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

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

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