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Kirkham Garage

A Grade II Listed Building in Paignton, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.4383 / 50°26'17"N

Longitude: -3.5705 / 3°34'13"W

OS Eastings: 288569

OS Northings: 61002

OS Grid: SX885610

Mapcode National: GBR QT.RSBP

Mapcode Global: FRA 37DW.YL3

Entry Name: Kirkham Garage

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Last Amended: 25 October 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279590

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383804

Location: Torbay, TQ3

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Roundham-with-Hyde

Built-Up Area: Paignton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Paignton St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


1947-1/4/40 (North side)
10/01/75 Kirkham Garage
(Formerly Listed as:
Warehouse on Corner of Mill Lane)


Warehouse, now in use as garage, said to have been used as
cider depot. Early C19. Local red breccia rubble with some
local grey limestone towards the bottom; slate roof, hipped at
Mill Lane end, gabled at Kirkham Street end.
PLAN: Long, narrow, rectangular plan with slight change in
angle on the Kirkham Street side, rounded corner to Mill Lane.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. 5-window elevation to Kirkham Street with
regular fenestration. Ground and first-floor windows have
breccia voussoirs, 2nd floor windows, set high above the
eaves, have timber lintels. Timber windows either with C20
glazing or blocked. Ground floor has secondary double doorway
knocked through in 2nd bay from the right. Roof projects out
over rounded corner to Mill Street. Mill Street end has
enlarged ground-floor doorway with ragged brick jambs and a
loft loading door, probably replacing 2 smaller loading doors.
INTERIOR: First floor and most of 2nd floor carpentry removed,
with slots for joists remaining. Masonry of Mill Street end
indicates former loft doors to first and 2nd storeys. Roof
construction at Mill Street end late C20, earlier roof may
exist to rear.

Listing NGR: SX8856961002

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

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