TERRACE WALLS, AND RUSTIC SEAT AT SOUTH END OF SOUTH GARDEN AT OLDWAY MANSION

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1208307
Date first listed:
25-Oct-1993
Statutory Address:
TERRACE WALLS, AND RUSTIC SEAT AT SOUTH END OF SOUTH GARDEN AT OLDWAY MANSION, TORQUAY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
TERRACE WALLS, AND RUSTIC SEAT AT SOUTH END OF SOUTH GARDEN AT 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 88760 61409

Details

PAIGNTON

SX8861 TORQUAY ROAD 1947-1/4/108 (West side) Terrace walls, and rustic seat at south end of south garden at Oldway Mansion

GV II

Terrace walls, steps and rustic seat at the south end of the garden south of Oldway Mansion (qv). 1904-1907, contemporary with the remodelling of Oldway Mansion (qv) for Paris Singer. Grounds laid out by A Duchesne, the leading French formal landscape architect. Retaining wall faced up with local grey limetone laid in crazy courses; concrete parapet, partly balustraded; concrete seat. The walls divide the formal garden immediately S of the house from the wilder garden to its south. On the upper (southern) terrace the wall incorporates a rather decayed rustic seat; flight of enclosed steps leads from the upper terrace down into the wilder garden. Part of the setting of Oldway Mansion. Group value with other garden items. (Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1952-1989: 839-40).

Listing NGR: SX8876061409

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
383876
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
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.

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/06364/14
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Dennis Coote. Source Historic England Archive
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