BEACON TERRACE, ROYAL MARINA COURT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1206732
Date first listed:
20-Nov-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
03-May-1994
Statutory Address:
BEACON TERRACE, ROYAL MARINA COURT, 9, BEACON HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
BEACON TERRACE, ROYAL MARINA COURT, 9, BEACON HILL

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

District:
Torbay (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 91895 63172

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
390500
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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: 14 May 2003
Reference: IOE01/10138/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Robert W Keniston. Source Historic England Archive
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