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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1206729



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


District: Torbay

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-May-1994

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 390489

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SX96NW BARTON ROAD 885-1/2/32 (West side) Anglican chapel at Torquay Cemetery


Anglican cemetery chapel, disused and semi-derelict at time of survey. c1852, probably contemporary with the establishment of the cemetery. Snecked local grey limestone with Bathstone dressings; slate roof. Decorated style. PLAN: Simple aisleless plan: 3 bays. On a south-west/north-east axis. South-west end (ritual west) has doorway; porch on ritual south side in western bay; slender engaged bell tower in (ritual) western bay on north side. EXTERIOR: Diagonal buttresses with set-offs; coped gables. Ritual west end has a 3-centred moulded doorway with a hoodmould; original plank door with elaborate strap hinges. 3-centred arched window above has a hoodmould, probably 2-light but boarded up at time of survey. West end has a larger boarded-up window with a hoodmould, set in a round-headed panel of masonry. Small gabled porch on south side with a double-chamfered arched doorway and remains of original boarded door with elaborate strap hinges. The 2 eastern bays have crank-headed blocked windows with hoodmoulds. North side similar but with 3-stage tower in the western bay with diagonal buttresses. Moulded arched doorway on north face. Second stage has one-light trefoil-headed windows with hoodmoulds and splays, up to the octagonal belfry stage which has tall trefoil-headed louvred belfry openings and a pyramidal stone slate roof with a crocketed finial. INTERIOR: Not inspected. HISTORY: 17-acre site established by the Torquay Extra-Mural Cemetery Company (Brooks). Included for group value. (Brooks Chris (ed.): Mortal Remains: 1989-: P.176).

Listing NGR: SX9060066039

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Brooks, C, Mortal Remains, (1989), 176

National Grid Reference: SX 90600 66039


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