GATE PIERS AND GATES APPROXIMATELY 180 METRES TO THE SOUTH WEST OF FORDE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1256758
Date first listed:
22-Mar-1983
Date of most recent amendment:
11-Dec-1996
Statutory Address:
GATE PIERS AND GATES APPROXIMATELY 180 METRES TO THE SOUTH WEST OF FORDE HOUSE, TORQUAY HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
GATE PIERS AND GATES APPROXIMATELY 180 METRES TO THE SOUTH WEST OF FORDE HOUSE, TORQUAY HOUSE

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

County:
Devon
District:
Teignbridge (District Authority)
Parish:
Newton Abbot
National Grid Reference:
SX 86904 70817

Details

NEWTON ABBOT

SX8670 TORQUAY ROAD 1012-1/11/129 (North side) 22/03/83 Gate piers and gates approx 180m to the south-west of Forde House (Formerly Listed as: TORQUAY ROAD (North side) Gate piers to Ford House)

GV II

Pair of gate piers and gates to Forde House. Early C18. Limestone ashlar piers approx 4m high, double wrought-iron gates approx 2.5m high. The gate piers have plinths; vermiculated panels to each facet; richly-moulded cornices; square convex-moulded caps supporting large ball finials with square horizontal vermiculated slabs to the centres. The gates have plain square-section vertical rails; horizontal panels to the centres with scrolls; the two vertical panels to the centres of each gate have intricate scrolls, and the upper rails have pendant friezes. (BoE: Pevsner N & Cherry B: Devon: London: 1989-: 589).







Listing NGR: SX8690470817

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
464559
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Devon, (1989), 589

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: 17 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/06891/02
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Funnell. Source Historic England Archive
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