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Lantern House watcombe Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in St Marychurch, Torbay

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.497 / 50°29'49"N

Longitude: -3.5228 / 3°31'22"W

OS Eastings: 292090

OS Northings: 67457

OS Grid: SX920674

Mapcode National: GBR QX.10J1

Mapcode Global: FRA 37HR.5F2

Entry Name: Lantern House watcombe Lodge

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Last Amended: 3 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280010

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390819

Location: Torbay, TQ1

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: St Marychurch

Built-Up Area: Torquay

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: St Marychurch St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


TORQUAY

SX9267 TEIGNMOUTH ROAD, Watcombe
885-1/6/462 (East side)
10/01/75 Watcombe Lodge and Lantern House
(Formerly Listed as:
TEIGNMOUTH ROAD, Watcombe
Watcombe Lodge)

GV II

Villa, divided into two. c1860. Plastered; natural slate roof;
stacks with rendered shafts and projecting cornices.
PLAN: Approximately rectangular on plan, entrance on west side
into corridor from which stair rises. Rear (north) service
wing now a separate house.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Hipped slate roof. Asymmetrical 3-bay
front with a projecting canted porch with a round-headed
doorway with a panelled 2-leaf front door with a fanlight with
glazing bars and stained glass. Single-storey canted bay to
the right with a parapet and 4-pane sashes. One ground and one
first-floor window to the left with sill blocks, glazed with
4-pane sashes.
The right return has two 2-storey canted bay with 2-pane
sashes. Lead tented canopy on cast-iron brackets projects over
ground floor windows. 2:3-window east elevation.
The main block has segmental-headed first-floor windows, one
tripartite and a canted bay to ground floor left. The service
block, to the right has a 3-window front and is gabled to the
front in the centre. Windows glazed with probably original
12-pane sashes with sill blocks. Fine 13-bay conservatory
across front, canted at each end, with round-headed lights and
end pinnacles with lead finials. Adjustable vents along the
ridge.
INTERIOR: Retains moulded plaster cornices, original joinery,
including a stair with turned balusters, and local marble
chimneypieces.


Listing NGR: SX9209067457

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

Description


TORQUAY

SX9267 TEIGNMOUTH ROAD, Watcombe
885-1/6/462 (East side)
10/01/75 Watcombe Lodge and Lantern House
(Formerly Listed as:
TEIGNMOUTH ROAD, Watcombe
Watcombe Lodge)

GV II

Villa, divided into two. c1860. Plastered; natural slate roof;
stacks with rendered shafts and projecting cornices.
PLAN: Approximately rectangular on plan, entrance on west side
into corridor from which stair rises. Rear (north) service
wing now a separate house.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Hipped slate roof. Asymmetrical 3-bay
front with a projecting canted porch with a round-headed
doorway with a panelled 2-leaf front door with a fanlight with
glazing bars and stained glass. Single-storey canted bay to
the right with a parapet and 4-pane sashes. One ground and one
first-floor window to the left with sill blocks, glazed with
4-pane sashes.
The right return has two 2-storey canted bay with 2-pane
sashes. Lead tented canopy on cast-iron brackets projects over
ground floor windows. 2:3-window east elevation.
The main block has segmental-headed first-floor windows, one
tripartite and a canted bay to ground floor left. The service
block, to the right has a 3-window front and is gabled to the
front in the centre. Windows glazed with probably original
12-pane sashes with sill blocks. Fine 13-bay conservatory
across front, canted at each end, with round-headed lights and
end pinnacles with lead finials. Adjustable vents along the
ridge.
INTERIOR: Retains moulded plaster cornices, original joinery,
including a stair with turned balusters, and local marble
chimneypieces.


Listing NGR: SX9209067457

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