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Gate Piers, Gates and Garden Walls to Parkfield

A Grade II Listed Building in Paignton, Torbay

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298233

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383831

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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1947-1/4/58 (North side)
Gate piers, gates and garden walls
to Parkfield


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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