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Latitude: 50.4363 / 50°26'10"N
Longitude: -3.568 / 3°34'4"W
OS Eastings: 288743
OS Northings: 60776
OS Grid: SX887607
Mapcode National: GBR QT.RT3P
Mapcode Global: FRA 37DW.ZS4
Entry Name: The Old Well House Public House
Listing Date: 10 January 1975
Last Amended: 25 October 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1195205
English Heritage Legacy ID: 383866
Location: Torbay, TQ3
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
SX8860 TORQUAY ROAD
1947-1/5/115 (West side)
10/01/75 Nos.3 AND 5
The Old Well House Public House
(Formerly Listed as:
The Black Horse Public House)
Includes: Nos.3A AND 3B GERSTON PLACE.
Public House. Late 1860s with C20 alterations. Plastered; roof
concealed behind parapet; stacks with rendered shafts with
PLAN: Corner site between Torquay Road and Bishops Place with
a projecting canted bay on the corner. Deep rectangular plan
with access to accommodation over at rear from Gerston Place.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. Symmetrical 5-window front to Torquay
Road. Eaves band; platbands at first and second floor sill
level. Central doorway with plain proud architrave, flanked by
pairs of C20 three-light high-transomed windows with glazing
bars. Round-headed recessed first-floor windows with plain
proud architraves, glazed with sashes, the top lights with
margin panes over 6-pane lower lights. Second-floor sashes are
3 over 6-pane. Canted corner bay is gabled with a tall,
round-headed recess formed by the divided flues of a stack,
with shaft crowning the gable. Glazing similar to front
elevation. Bishops Place elevation plainer and partly blind
with shallow projecting porch with chanelled, rusticated
surround, keyblock and cornice. Door converted to window but
retains pretty teardrop fanlight.
HISTORY: Part of the same development as the adjacent terrace
of shops (Nos 7-13 (odd)).
Listing NGR: SX8874360776
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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