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Paignton Clink and Adjoining Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Paignton, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.4375 / 50°26'15"N

Longitude: -3.5697 / 3°34'10"W

OS Eastings: 288623

OS Northings: 60919

OS Grid: SX886609

Mapcode National: GBR QT.RSLP

Mapcode Global: FRA 37DW.YZ1

Plus Code: 9C2RCCQJ+24

Entry Name: Paignton Clink and Adjoining Walls

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298319

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383807

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 St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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1947-1/5/45 (South side)
10/01/75 Paignton Clink and adjoining walls


Lock-up built against tall wall. C18 or earlier. Local red
breccia rubble; slate roof. Wall local red breccia rubble.
2-cell building with single entrance and one window.
Single-storey. Lean-to roof. Doorway on west end with breccia
lintel and various remains of ironwork associated with doors;
slit window on north side with breccia lintel; east end
masonry reduces in thickness about 2 metres up from the
ground; evidence of external limewash. South side built
against tall breccia wall which extends to west and east
beyond the building. Plaque on wall describes lock-up as
medieval and last used in 1867. INTERIOR: Barrel-vaulted
breccia roof to each cell, connecting doorway has breccia
lintel. Remains of lime plaster.

Listing NGR: SX8862360919

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