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Myrtle Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Roundham-with-Hyde, Torbay

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4384 / 50°26'18"N

Longitude: -3.571 / 3°34'15"W

OS Eastings: 288530

OS Northings: 61013

OS Grid: SX885610

Mapcode National: GBR QT.RS5H

Mapcode Global: FRA 37DW.QLM

Entry Name: Myrtle Cottage

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195104

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383805

Location: Torbay, TQ3

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


PAIGNTON

SX8861 KIRKHAM STREET
1947-1/4/43 (North side)
10/01/75 Myrtle Cottage

GV II

House and adjoining carriage house. Early C17 or earlier
origins, refronted in the c1830s. Stuccoed and blocked out;
slate roof gabled at ends; 2 rear lateral stacks one with red
breccia rubble shaft, one with brick shaft, both with old
chimney pots.
PLAN: Main block 2-room on plan, both rooms heated from rear
lateral stacks, rear centre stack now enclosed by later
outshot addition.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. 1:2-window front, the main block
symmetrical. Attractive local red breccia steps with 2
bootscrapers to early C19 central porch with reeded Doric
columns with entablature to the returns and pedimented gable
to the front. Reeded pilasters to rear of porch; doorcase with
panelled reveals; 6-panel front door, top panels glazed;
overlight with glazing bars. C20 timber windows, 2 to each
floor, the ground-floor windows transomed. The carriage house
to the left is slightly broken forward with a catslide roof.
Pair of timber garage doors with 2-light C20 timber window
above. The rear elevation with the lateral stacks suggests an
earlier core.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but likely to retain features of
interest, including the possibility of an earlier roof
structure.


Listing NGR: SX8853061013

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