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CHURCH HOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH HOUSE

List entry Number: 1256837

Location

CHURCH HOUSE, QUEEN STREET

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

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Newton Abbot

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Mar-1983

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Dec-1996

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 464511

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History

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Details

NEWTON ABBOT

SX8671 QUEEN STREET 1012-1/9/112 (South side) 22/03/83 Church House (Formerly Listed as: QUEEN STREET (South side) United Reformed Church)

GV II

Church, now offices. 1875, converted into offices 1976. Squared Devon limestone, slate roof. Gothic Revival Decorated style. Rectangular plan with a forward entrance tower flanked by lower and narrower wings. EXTERIOR: west tower in 3 stages: decorative quatrefoil oxidized copper bands and quoins to an octagonal slate spire; pierced parapet with diagonally-set finials to corners and sides; machicolation over 3-light louvred pointed-arched belfry openings, with loopholes below; gabled clasping buttresses flank 3-light traceried windows; a gabled pointed-arched doorcase has a quatrefoil to the tympanum. The flanking wings have 2-light windows and weathered corner buttresses and porches in returns with pointed arches and 2-light cusped-headed windows above. 5-bay returns with similar 2-light windows. INTERIOR: not inspected. (BoE: Pevsner N & Cherry B: Devon: London: 1989-: 587).





Listing NGR: SX8624271323

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Devon, (1989), 587

National Grid Reference: SX 86242 71323

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