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Gate Piers at Entrance to Rock House

A Grade II Listed Building in St Marychurch, Torbay

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5017 / 50°30'5"N

Longitude: -3.5198 / 3°31'11"W

OS Eastings: 292313

OS Northings: 67976

OS Grid: SX923679

Mapcode National: GBR QX.0THR

Mapcode Global: FRA 37JQ.SNT

Entry Name: Gate Piers at Entrance to Rock House

Listing Date: 3 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218347

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390771

Location: Torbay, TQ1

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: St Marychurch

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

SX96NW ROCK HOUSE LANE, Maidencombe
885-1/2/417 (South side)
Gate piers at entrance to Rock House

GV II

Gate piers. c1850. Plastered. 2 pairs of rusticated embattled
gate piers linked by short sections of curved embattled wall.
Square section piers with plinths and projecting cornices
below the battlementing. The outer piers and the walls have
coped merlons and embrasures to the battlementing, the
battlementing of the inner pair has been repaired in a plainer
style. Included for group value with Rock House (qv), which
has an embattled parapet.


Listing NGR: SX9231367976

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

Description


TORQUAY

SX96NW ROCK HOUSE LANE, Maidencombe
885-1/2/417 (South side)
Gate piers at entrance to Rock House

GV II

Gate piers. c1850. Plastered. 2 pairs of rusticated embattled
gate piers linked by short sections of curved embattled wall.
Square section piers with plinths and projecting cornices
below the battlementing. The outer piers and the walls have
coped merlons and embrasures to the battlementing, the
battlementing of the inner pair has been repaired in a plainer
style. Included for group value with Rock House (qv), which
has an embattled parapet.


Listing NGR: SX9231367976

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