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Portland Terrace

A Grade II Listed Building in Torquay, Torbay

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4679 / 50°28'4"N

Longitude: -3.5345 / 3°32'4"W

OS Eastings: 291195

OS Northings: 64238

OS Grid: SX911642

Mapcode National: GBR QV.WX3N

Mapcode Global: FRA 37HT.DVQ

Entry Name: Portland Terrace

Listing Date: 14 February 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202960

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390459

Location: Torbay, TQ2

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Tormohun

Built-Up Area: Torquay

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Torquay St Mary Magdalene (Upton)

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


TORQUAY

SX9164 ABBEY ROAD
885-1/14/7 (North East side)
14/02/72 Nos.115-129 (Odd)
Portland Terrace

GV II

Terrace of 8 houses. c1840. Stuccoed with traces of blocking
out; slate roofs, gabled at right end (No.115), hipped at left
end (No.129); stacks with rendered shafts with platbands.
PLAN: Double-depth plan, one room wide, front doors to left.
Piano nobile. Each house has a rear closet projection and
small rear yard.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and basement. Each front 2 bays, divided
by pilasters rising from first floor platband. Second-floor
sill band; eaves band. Round-headed doorway to left with plain
fanlight and rusticated vermiculated quoins of the Exeter,
Southernhay type; some variations to doorways. Original doors
4-panel. Original windows 12-pane sash to ground floor; 6 over
9-pane to first floor with floating cornices on consoles; 3
over 6-pane to second floor. First-floor windows have
balconies (some replaced) of 2 different types: Nos 125 & 127
have columnar verticals; No.119 has anthemia. No.129 has a
symmetrical front to the main facade with a 2-storey entrance
block set back at the left end with a doorway with a shallow
doorcase with pilasters and an entablature. Rear elevations
have tall stair windows, No.115 with margin panes.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but may retain features of interest.


Listing NGR: SX9119564238

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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