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

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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

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Legacy System number: 390500

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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