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The Polsham Arms

A Grade II Listed Building in Paignton, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.4403 / 50°26'25"N

Longitude: -3.5638 / 3°33'49"W

OS Eastings: 289052

OS Northings: 61222

OS Grid: SX890612

Mapcode National: GBR QT.RN0Q

Mapcode Global: FRA 37FW.MFC

Plus Code: 9C2RCCRP+4F

Entry Name: The Polsham Arms

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293357

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383833

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 Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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1947-1/4/61 (South side)
10/01/75 The Polsham Arms


House. Probably early C17 or earlier in origin, C20
alterations. Roughcast mass wall, clad with unsuitable false
timber-framing; slate roof, gabled at ends; end stacks, axial
stack and front lateral stack, all with rendered shafts.
PLAN: Probably 3-room and through- or cross-passage plan in
origin with a one-room plan addition at the left end.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 5-window front with a
lateral stack with set-offs to right of centre, 3 doorways on
front. The finest doorway is to left of the lateral stack and
is late C18 with a doorcase with reeded pilasters an
entablature and moulded cornice. Probably contemporary
half-glazed door with moulded panels. Doorway to right of the
stack has a replaced C20 door below a 3-pane overlight.
Doorway to left. Various sashes of a late C18/early C19
character. 2 tripartite sashes on the ground floor to the left
with 4-pane sashes flanking a 12-pane sash. 12-pane sash
between two left-hand doors. 28-pane fixed bar window to
ground-floor right. First floor has three 12-pane sashes and
one 16-pane sash and a C20 window at the left end.
INTERIOR: Partly inspected. Ground floor altered for pub use,
features of interest may survive elsewhere.

Listing NGR: SX8905261222

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