TERRACE WALL WITH 14 URNS TO TERRACE EAST AND SOUTH EAST OF OLDWAY MANSION

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1208283
Date first listed:
25-Oct-1993
Statutory Address:
TERRACE WALL WITH 14 URNS TO TERRACE EAST AND SOUTH EAST OF OLDWAY MANSION, TORQUAY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
TERRACE WALL WITH 14 URNS TO TERRACE EAST AND SOUTH EAST OF OLDWAY MANSION, TORQUAY ROAD

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

District:
Torbay (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 88824 61473

Details

PAIGNTON

SX8861 TORQUAY ROAD 1947-1/4/103 (West side) Terrace wall with 14 urns to terrace east and south-east of Oldway Mansion

GV II

Terrace walls, incorporating flight of steps, surmounted by urns. c1904-1907, probably contemporary with the remodelling of Oldway Mansion for Paris Singer. Grounds laid out by A Duchesne, a leading French formal landscape architect. Urns stamped Val d'Osne, 58 Boulevarde Voltaire, Paris. Walls local red breccia rubble, partly faced in concrete and surmounted by concrete coping; stone steps; cast-iron urns. The walls retain a long terrace running along the east front of the house and extending south. Plain, coped concrete walls surmounted by set of 13 identical urns, decorated with satyrs' head handles with a plain central band separating formal foliage decoration; plainer urn at south end. Part of the setting of Oldway Mansion (qv) which has a number of garden items contemporary with the early C20 recasting of the house. (Torbay Borough Council: Oldway Mansion, Paignton; The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-: 839-840).

Listing NGR: SX8882461473

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
383874
Legacy System:
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Sources

Books and journals
Oldway Mansion Paignton
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Devon, (1989), 839-840

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: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/06364/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Dennis Coote. Source Historic England Archive
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