MARGARET CLITHEROW HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1206831
Date first listed:
10-Jan-1975
Date of most recent amendment:
03-May-1994
Statutory Address:
MARGARET CLITHEROW HOUSE, PRIORY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
MARGARET CLITHEROW HOUSE, PRIORY ROAD

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

District:
Torbay (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 91946 65862

Details

TORQUAY

SX9165 PRIORY ROAD, St Marychurch 885-1/11/444 (South East side) 10/01/75 Margaret Clitherow House (Formerly Listed as: PRIORY ROAD Priory of Our Lady Help of Christians and St Denis)

GV II

Orphanage, later used as priory. 1865 to the designs of Joseph Hansom. Local grey rock-faced limestone, laid to course with ashlar quoins and freestone dressings; gabled slate roofs; stacks with ashlar stone shafts and brattished cornices. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and basement. Long 9-window entrance front with 6 coped gables; moulded string at first-floor level. Moulded arched doorway to left with hoodmould and recessed 2-leaf plank front door with elaborte strap hinges. Stone mullioned windows with chamfered mullions, transomed on the ground floor some with trefoil-headed or lancet lights above the transom. First-floor windows square-headed. Some second- floor windows with trefoil-headed lights. 6th bay from the left has a 2-storey canted bay with hipped stone roof. Square bay with stone roof across left-hand ground-floor corner, facing towards the church. INTERIOR: Not inspected but may retain features of interest.

Listing NGR: SX9194665862

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
390764
Legacy System:
LBS

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 Apr 2005
Reference: IOE01/12132/02
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