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Latitude: 50.44 / 50°26'24"N
Longitude: -3.561 / 3°33'39"W
OS Eastings: 289246
OS Northings: 61184
OS Grid: SX892611
Mapcode National: GBR QT.RNQS
Mapcode Global: FRA 37FW.NHP
Plus Code: 9C2RCCRQ+2H
Entry Name: Gate Piers, Gates and Garden Walls to Parkfield
Listing Date: 25 October 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1298233
English Heritage Legacy ID: 383831
Location: Torbay, TQ3
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
SX8861 LOWER POLSHAM ROAD
1947-1/4/58 (North side)
Gate piers, gates and garden walls
Gate piers, gates and garden walls to Parkfield (qv).
c1860s/1870s. Local grey limestone ashlar gate piers; cast-
and wrought-iron gates; local red breccia walls. Coped garden
wall extends down Lower Polsham Road; ashlar walls with
pyramidal-capped piers flank wrought-iron gates with
spear-headed finials. Wall returns to bound the garden S of
the house, where Esplanade Road entrance has square section
piers with moulded cornices and ball finials; pair of late C20
mild steel gates with C19 welded-on finials.
HISTORY: The piers originally stood at the entrance to Torbay
House, Paignton (demolished in 1877), which stood at the
seaward end of Town Bank road.
Listing NGR: SX8924661184
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