MERLIN COURT HOTEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1203026
Date first listed:
14-Mar-1994
Statutory Address:
MERLIN COURT HOTEL, GRANVILLE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
MERLIN COURT HOTEL, GRANVILLE ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Devon
District:
North Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Ilfracombe
National Grid Reference:
SS 51422 47656

Details

ILFRACOMBE

SS5147 GRANVILLE ROAD 853-1/6/56 Merlin Court Hotel

GV II

Formerly known as: Northcote and Torre House GRANVILLE ROAD. Pair of large semi detached houses, now an hotel. 1872 or slightly earlier. Squared local stone rubble with details in dressed limestone. Slated roof with bargeboarded gables. Red brick chimney. Picturesque Tudor style. 2 storeys with garret and semi basement. Tudor style with bargeboarded gables. Windows and doorways with hood moulds, mostly to shallow pointed arches. Parapets with open quatrefoil panels. Front door with coloured leaded glass to left-hand house. Square, 4-storeyed turret on right side wall. Balconies with patterned iron railings and twisted iron columns on south front (facing Torrs Park). Conservatory with Gothic glazing at south east corner. INTERIOR not inspected. The houses are shown in an engraving of 1872. (Horridge GK: Ilfracombe, A Pictorial Record (plate 7): 1986-).

Listing NGR: SS5142247656

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
390195
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Horridge, GK , Ilfracombe A Pictorial Record, (1986)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 31 May 2002
Reference: IOE01/05710/09
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