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Latitude: 50.4434 / 50°26'36"N
Longitude: -3.5681 / 3°34'5"W
OS Eastings: 288750
OS Northings: 61568
OS Grid: SX887615
Mapcode National: GBR QT.RDX4
Mapcode Global: FRA 37DW.CQZ
Entry Name: Courtyard Arch and Screen Walls at West End of Oldway Mansion Courtyard
Listing Date: 13 March 1951
Last Amended: 25 October 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1195208
English Heritage Legacy ID: 383871
Location: Torbay, TQ3
Electoral Ward/Division: Preston
Built-Up Area: Paignton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Paignton Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX8861 TORQUAY ROAD
1947-1/4/109 (West side)
13/03/51 Courtyard arch and screen walls at
west end of Oldway Mansion courtyard
(Formerly Listed as:
Courtyard Arch to Oldway)
Triumphal arch with screen walls at the W end of the courtyard
to Oldway Mansion (qv). 1904-1907, contemporary with the
remodelling of the house for Paris Singer. Stuccoed, possibly
over concrete. Massive round-headed, pilastered, moulded
archway with a deep projecting cornice and triglyph frieze
with patterae. A carved or moulded lion's mask with lionskin
swags droops down over the archway. Arch flanked by pilasters
with chanelled rustication. Tall screen walls with balustraded
parapets are decorated with plain rectangular panels on the
courtyard side with additional oculi with plain, proud frames
on the W side.
A spectacular entrance to a theatrical house.
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1952-1989:
Listing NGR: SX8875061568
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