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BEACON TERRACE, ROYAL MARINA COURT

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.

Name: BEACON TERRACE, ROYAL MARINA COURT

List entry Number: 1206732

Location

BEACON TERRACE, ROYAL MARINA COURT, 9, BEACON HILL

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

County:

District: Torbay

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Nov-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 03-May-1994

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 390500

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History

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Details

TORQUAY

SX9163 BEACON HILL 885-1/17/36 (North East side) 20/11/52 No.9 Beacon Terrace, Royal Marina Court (Formerly Listed as: BEACON TERRACE Beach Spa Hotel and Oyster Shell Cafe)

GV II

Pair of terraced houses, undergoing conversion to flats at time of survey. c1830s by Jacob Harvey. Plastered; slate mansard roof; stacks with rendered shafts and platbands. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic 3:3-window front with front doors to left. Platbands below second-floor sill. Deep projecting eaves cornice with blocking course. Description only approximate as some detail concealed or not in situ during conversion. Right-hand house has square-headed doorway, 2 ground-floor windows probably 12-pane sashes. 6 over 9-pane first floor sashes (balconies in situ), 12-pane second floor sashes; C20 small pane sashes in mansard roof. The left-hand house is similar but has a good corner bay. Round-headed doorway of the Southernhay, Exeter type with a reeded moulding, vermiculated rustication and a key block with a carved or cast head. Greek key moulding across doorway and below fanlight which is a particularly pretty design in lead with a central roundel with star motifs. C20 two-leaf small-pane door. First-floor 6 over 9-pane sash with a C20 balcony; 12-pane second floor sash. INTERIOR: Not inspected but may retain features of interest HISTORY: Part of the same terrace as Nos 2-8 Beacon Hill, (qv). Ellis reproduces an 1839 drawing of the terrace before alterations. (Ellis CA: An Historical Survey of Torquay, 2nd edition: 1930-: P.337).

Listing NGR: SX9189563172

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ellis, A, A Historical Survey of Torquay, (1930), 337

National Grid Reference: SX 91895 63172

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