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Yannon Towers

A Grade II Listed Building in Teignmouth, Devon

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Latitude: 50.5518 / 50°33'6"N

Longitude: -3.5041 / 3°30'14"W

OS Eastings: 293537

OS Northings: 73526

OS Grid: SX935735

Mapcode National: GBR P2.7763

Mapcode Global: FRA 37KL.ST2

Entry Name: Yannon Towers

Listing Date: 29 July 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1269109

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461121

Location: Teignmouth, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ14

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Teignmouth

Built-Up Area: Teignmouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Teignmouth West St James

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


25-1/4/142 Yannon Towers


Mansion, now 2 dwellings. 1851. Rendered, slate roof with
various stacks. Irregular plan. Picturesque Tudor Gothic
EXTERIOR: 2 and 3 storeys; 3-window range to the front. A
projecting gabled entrance bay to the east has a Tudor-arched
door beneath a 3-light oriel window with stone mullions and
parapet, and a C20 window to the attic; the coped gable has a
finial and pendant. The right return of this bay has a right
wing which is now the entrance to the upper floors and the
stair well, both with stacks.
The south garden front has a gabled bay to the left with
3-light windows to a 2-storey canted bay with parapet. To the
right is a large square castellated tower with a 1st-floor
oriel window similar to that at the front, 3-light
stone-mullioned windows to the upper stage, a castellated
octagonal turret to the rear north-west corner and similar
smaller turrets to south and east. Tall 2-light windows with
wooden mullions and transoms, those to the ground floor have
label moulds. C20 dormer.
INTERIOR: walls to the interior of the ground floor are approx
1m thick with moulded cornices, panelled friezes, reveals and
soffits to panelled doors, and high skirting boards. Window
frames have richly-moulded frames and glazing bars. The
spectacular high entrance hall has a panelled ceiling with
pendants leading through a wide segmental arch to a vaulted
passage to the large stairwell to the right (now in a separate
dwelling). The circular 1st-floor landing has 4-panel doors to
the rooms, one to the south has a white marble Egyptian-style
An interesting Gothic Revival villa designed in the
Picturesque tradition and distinguished by its Baronial-style
tower and a fine interior.

Listing NGR: SX9353773526

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

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