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 for a condition survey of the house and ancillary structures and emergency repairs, including a trial area of repair to the Italianate Garden, in 2017. Further major funding from other sources will be required.

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

  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1195173
  • Local Planning Authority: Torbay (UA)
  • Site Type: Domestic > Country house


  • 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*