THE LODGE, TORRE ABBEY, AND ATTACHED GARDEN WALLS AND RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1207725
Date first listed:
09-Feb-1988
Statutory Address:
THE LODGE, TORRE ABBEY, AND ATTACHED GARDEN WALLS AND RAILINGS, AVENUE ROAD
Statutory Address:
THE LODGE, TORRE ABBEY, AND ATTACHED GARDEN WALLS AND RAILINGS, THE KING'S DRIVE

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE LODGE, TORRE ABBEY, AND ATTACHED GARDEN WALLS AND RAILINGS, AVENUE ROAD
Statutory Address:
THE LODGE, TORRE ABBEY, AND ATTACHED GARDEN WALLS AND RAILINGS, THE KING'S DRIVE

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

District:
Torbay (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 90660 63896

Details

TORQUAY

SX9063 AVENUE ROAD 885-1/17/94 (East side) 09/02/88 The Lodge, Torre Abbey, and attached garden walls and railings

GV II

Small detached house. c1900. Flemish bond brick with some tile hanging; tiled roof, half-hipped at ends; axial brick stack with clustered shaft with corbelled cornices. South-eastern Vernacular Revival style. PLAN: Approximately rectangular with entrances on the west and north side. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, roof swept down as catslide over north end; porch in outshut with catslide on west side. One window to west side; glazed porch to left with door on right return. Segmental-headed ground-floor window to right with small panes and thick glazing bars. Right return facing Abbey gates has a shallow canted bay to the ground floor, similarly glazed. First floor is tile hung and jettied out between brick cheeks with moulded stone corbels; 4-light first-floor end window (similar glazing) on moulded timber corbels. North end has half-hipped dormer in the outshut. Grey local limestone rubble walls enclose the garden, towards the Abbey gateway these change to low walls with ashlar coping and c1900 railings with a cast-iron garden gate. INTERIOR: Not inspected but may retain features of interest. HISTORY: One of a group of buildings near the entrance to Torre Abbey, The King's Drive (qv), and built as part of the estate of the Cary family, long-time owners of the Abbey. Formerly the gate-keeper's house.

Listing NGR: SX9066063896

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
390472
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: 03 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/05594/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ernie W. King. Source Historic England Archive
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