Lupton House (Gramercy Hall School) - Torbay (UA)

C18 and C19 country house remodelled by G Wightwick c1840, with extensive ancillary buildings and fine Italianate garden. Altered after a fire in1928. In use as a school from mid C20 to 2004. A charitable trust has acquired the house and parts are used for weddings and community health activities. Historic England grant-aided development work to the Italianate Garden in 2015, and a condition survey of the house and ancillary structures, and emergency repairs including a trial area of repair to the Italianate Garden, in 2017-18. Further major funding from other sources will be required.

Lupton House (Gramercy Hall School) - Torbay (UA)
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    GRAMERCY HALL SCHOOL, LUPTON HOUSE
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II*
    List Entry Number:
    1195173
    Local Planning Authority:
    Torbay (UA)
    Site Type:
    Domestic > Country house

Location

    Building Name:
    Lupton House (Gramercy Hall School)
    Unitary Authority:
    Torbay (UA)
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Totnes
    Region:
    South West

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Poor
    Occupancy / Use:
    Part occupied/part in use
    Priority:
    D - Slow decay; solution agreed but not yet implemented
    Previous Priority:
    D
    Ownership:
    Charity (heritage)
    Designation:
    Listed Building grade II*, RPG grade II*