WATCOMBE COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1206847
Date first listed:
10-Jan-1975
Statutory Address:
WATCOMBE COTTAGE, TEIGNMOUTH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
WATCOMBE COTTAGE, TEIGNMOUTH ROAD

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

District:
Torbay (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 92009 67434

Details

TORQUAY

SX9267 TEIGNMOUTH ROAD 885-1/6/486 Watcombe Cottage 10/01/75

II

Chapel, now house. Built for IK Brunel as part of his estate at Watcombe Park, now Brunel Manor (qv). c1866 but converted soon after Brunel's death to a cottage with extension to west. Snecked stone rubble with slate roof and stone stacks. Rectangular plan. One storey and attic. 1980s windows in original openings: 2 original pointed-arched windows, the others flat-arched and including gabled half dormers. Doors date from conversion. INTERIOR not inspected, and full access to site not possible on review. Drawings by Brunel for an elaborate altar piece survive at Bristol University, but do not appear to have been carried out.

Listing NGR: SX9200967434

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
390812
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.

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