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Maples

A Grade II Listed Building in Torquay, Torbay

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4613 / 50°27'40"N

Longitude: -3.5235 / 3°31'24"W

OS Eastings: 291958

OS Northings: 63492

OS Grid: SX919634

Mapcode National: GBR QX.36BY

Mapcode Global: FRA 37HT.YZS

Plus Code: 9C2RFF6G+GJ

Entry Name: Maples

Listing Date: 3 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1291740

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390825

Location: Tormohun, Torbay, TQ1

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Tormohun

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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Description


TORQUAY

SX9163 THE STRAND
885-1/17/255 (North side)
No.16
Maples

GV II

Shop. c1900. Flemish bond red brick with fine white joints,
some terracotta dressings; slate roof. Dutch influenced Arts
and Crafts style.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic Symmetrical 5-bay front with a
square-headed coped gable over the 3 centre bays; bays divided
by pilasters on first and second floors, 2-storey canted oriel
in the centre. Shopfront altered with modern plate glass
window. Terracotta fascia above with egg-and-dart moulding and
cornice includes carved lettering 'Upholsterers, Cabinet
Makers'. Round-headed first-floor windows with keyblocks, the
central oriel with terracotta frame and mullions. Second-floor
windows with moulded brick pediments and moulded brick
cartouches below the sills. First and second-floor windows
glazed with casements, stained glass above the transoms. Oriel
topped with a brick balustrade with round-headed openings;
pair of round-headed attic windows with moulded architraves;
oculus above with moulded brick panel "established 1805".
INTERIOR: Not inspected but may retain features of interest.
Included for group value.
The brick and terracotta facade is a prominent feature in the
centre of Torquay.


Listing NGR: SX9195863492

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