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Hm Coastguard Rescue Station Including Walls, Piers, Railings at Front Approach

A Grade II Listed Building in Brixham, Torbay

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4009 / 50°24'3"N

Longitude: -3.4977 / 3°29'51"W

OS Eastings: 293657

OS Northings: 56738

OS Grid: SX936567

Mapcode National: GBR QY.F6XM

Mapcode Global: FRA 37KZ.P67

Entry Name: Hm Coastguard Rescue Station Including Walls, Piers, Railings at Front Approach

Listing Date: 7 November 1986

Last Amended: 18 October 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298275

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383536

Location: Brixham, Torbay, TQ5

County: Torbay

Civil Parish: Brixham

Built-Up Area: Brixham

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Brixham All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


BRIXHAM

SX95NW BERRY HEAD ROAD, Berry Head
1946-1/2/25 (North side)
07/11/86 HM Coastguard Rescue Station inc
walls, piers, railings at front
approach
(Formerly Listed as:
BERRY HEAD ROAD
Berry Head Road Rescue Station)

GV II

Rescue station. c1889. Coursed, rough-faced squared stone
rubble. Slated roof. Stone chimney with entablature on rear
gable. A small oblong 1-room structure at right-angles to
road, set well back. 1 storey. Front has double plank doors,
ribbed and with large strap-hinges. Gable has chamfered coping
with kneelers; in its centre a round panel with initials BT.
Rear gable has matching gable. In each side wall a window with
8-paned sashes. Flanking the approach to the building are 2
stone walls which are bonded into the building itself; flat
coping and at front of each a square chamfered pier with
pyramidal cap. The left wall contains an iron gate with
spear-head uprights. Beyond the piers are 2 low stone walls of
similar character surmounted by railings with spear-head
uprights. A similar low wall and railing runs off at
right-angles to the right-hand pier. Both sets of railings end
in a square pier with pyramidal cap. The set to left forms
part of the garden railing of No.32 Berry Head Road (qv).


Listing NGR: SX9365756738

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

Description


BRIXHAM

SX95NW BERRY HEAD ROAD, Berry Head
1946-1/2/25 (North side)
07/11/86 HM Coastguard Rescue Station inc
walls, piers, railings at front
approach
(Formerly Listed as:
BERRY HEAD ROAD
Berry Head Road Rescue Station)

GV II

Rescue station. c1889. Coursed, rough-faced squared stone
rubble. Slated roof. Stone chimney with entablature on rear
gable. A small oblong 1-room structure at right-angles to
road, set well back. 1 storey. Front has double plank doors,
ribbed and with large strap-hinges. Gable has chamfered coping
with kneelers; in its centre a round panel with initials BT.
Rear gable has matching gable. In each side wall a window with
8-paned sashes. Flanking the approach to the building are 2
stone walls which are bonded into the building itself; flat
coping and at front of each a square chamfered pier with
pyramidal cap. The left wall contains an iron gate with
spear-head uprights. Beyond the piers are 2 low stone walls of
similar character surmounted by railings with spear-head
uprights. A similar low wall and railing runs off at
right-angles to the right-hand pier. Both sets of railings end
in a square pier with pyramidal cap. The set to left forms
part of the garden railing of No.32 Berry Head Road (qv).


Listing NGR: SX9365756738

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