THE DRUM PUBLIC HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1208501
Date first listed:
20-Nov-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
03-May-1994
Statutory Address:
THE DRUM PUBLIC HOUSE, COCKINGTON LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE DRUM PUBLIC HOUSE, COCKINGTON LANE

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

District:
Torbay (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 89296 63850

Details

TORQUAY

SX8963 COCKINGTON LANE, Cockington 885-1/16/367 (South West side) 20/11/52 The Drum Public House (Formerly Listed as: COCKINGTON LANE, Cockington The Drum Inn)

GV II

Public house. c1934, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, some internal modernisation c1983. Plastered walls on tall Flemish bond red brick footings; red brick stacks with tall chimneyshafts; thatched roof. PLAN: Building faces north-east and backs onto the ground of Cockington Park. Main block is double-depth with stack in axial partition. Not quite symmetrical crosswings project forward with massive projecting stacks on outer sides. South-east stair block originally intended as a link to a wing which was never built. Vernacular Revival style. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with single-storey crosswings. Building on tall plinth and approached by a flight of steps. Main block has 2 front doorways, one each end, both with flat timber hoods on open scrolled brackets and containing glazed doors. Between them a large canted bay containing a series of horizontal sliding sashes, more over the doors and on all sides of crosswing and stair block; both 12- and 16-pane. Hipped roof. Tall roof to main block with deep eaves to accommodate bay. INTERIOR: The public parts are largely the result of c1983 "rustication" but large fireplaces with chamfered and scroll-stopped lintels are original. The Drum and its garden features were the only parts built of a Lutyens scheme to create a model village in Cockington. It is an important building in an exceptionally attractive group of listed buildings in an unspoilt village and the adjoining Cockington Park. (Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1952-1989: P.853).

Listing NGR: SX8929663850

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
390568
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: South Devon, (1952), 853
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Devon, (1989), 853

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: 18 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/05595/28
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ernie W. King. Source Historic England Archive
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