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HER Number:MDV8892
Name:Nos 52 and 56 Cecil Road, Paignton


A house and cottage, formerly cottages dating to the earlier 17th century or earlier. Above the entrance to one of the properties is a Sun Insurance plate dated 1744.


Grid Reference:SX 885 610
Map Sheet:SX86SE
Admin AreaTorbay
Civil ParishTorbay
Ecclesiastical ParishPAIGNTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX86SE/15
  • Torbay HER: MTO8892

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (Built, XVI to Late 20th Century - 1501 AD (Between) to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Foster, R., 1932, Scraps of Old Paignton, 546 (Article in Serial). SDV362424.

Old cottages on the left hand side of Cecil Road. They were thatched but have now been reroofed with slate. Above the entrance to one of the cottages is a Sun Insurance plate dated 1744.

Ordnance Survey, 2023, Mastermap 2023 (Cartographic). SDV365227.

Cottages shown.

Historic England, 2023, National Heritage List for England, 1279681 (National Heritage List for England). SDV365228.

House and cottage, at one time 3 cottages. Early C17 or earlier origins, extensive C19 and C20 alterations.
PLAN: Overall L-plan. Main block single-depth, 2-rooms wide (No.56) with a rear right wing at right-angles (No.52). Original plan not entirely clear but possibly a 2-room and through-passage arrangement with a heated rear wing.
Sun Insurance fire sign fixed to front.
Part of the early core of Paignton
See listing description for full details.
Date first listed: 10th January 1975

Sources / Further Reading

SDV362424Article in Serial: Foster, R.. 1932. Scraps of Old Paignton. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 64. Hardback Volume + Digital. 546.
SDV365227Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2023. Mastermap 2023. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #140004 ]
SDV365228National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2023. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 1279681.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 1 2023 1:55PM