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Boundary Walls, Gate Piers and Gates to Tower House School

A Grade II Listed Building in Paignton, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.432 / 50°25'55"N

Longitude: -3.5695 / 3°34'10"W

OS Eastings: 288622

OS Northings: 60300

OS Grid: SX886603

Mapcode National: GBR QT.S6JQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 37DX.C5Y

Entry Name: Boundary Walls, Gate Piers and Gates to Tower House School

Listing Date: 25 October 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195102

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383798

Location: Torbay, TQ4

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Roundham-with-Hyde

Built-Up Area: Paignton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Paignton St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


1947-1/5/36 (South West side)
Boundary walls, gate piers and gates
to Tower House School


Boundary walls, gates and gate piers. 1890, contemporary with
Tower House. Local grey limestone rubble walls, partly
rendered, with Flemish bond yellow brick above and
cast-concrete coping. The main entrance gates in Mabel Place
have rusticated rendered square section gate piers with large
oversailing cast-concrete caps crowned with truncated
pinnacles. 'Tower House' is written in mosaic under the
cornices of the piers. Pair of wrought- and cast-iron gates.
The entrance from Fisher Street has one pedestrian gate and
one vehicular gate. Rusticated square section piers with
yellow brick dressings and sandstone caps. Gates have
alternating square section and twisted verticals below the
middle rail and diagonal bracing above with central cast-iron
floral motif and wrought-iron arabesques. Included for group
value with Tower House School (qv).

Listing NGR: SX8862260300

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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