SX9164 : Castle Chambers, Torquay

taken 10 years ago, near to Torquay, Torbay, Great Britain

Castle Chambers, Torquay
Castle Chambers, Torquay
This imposing Victorian limestone building on Higher Union Street, with a little octagonal turret, formerly housed the County Court offices. "1850 in origin, brought "up to date" 1892-93 ... Snecked local grey limestone with Bathstone and limestone ashlar dressings; gabled slate roofs." LinkExternal link

It now has a variety of uses and occupants - there are flats, a language school, social organisations, and businesses.
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SX9164, 835 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 26 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 31 January, 2008
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  Public buildings and spaces  Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre  Educational sites 
Former (from Tags)
County Court 
Category
Courthouse (converted)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 9120 6441 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:28.1633N 3:32.0673W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 9121 6439
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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