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Latitude: 50.4654 / 50°27'55"N
Longitude: -3.5085 / 3°30'30"W
OS Eastings: 293034
OS Northings: 63929
OS Grid: SX930639
Mapcode National: GBR QX.3452
Mapcode Global: FRA 37JT.QZ0
Entry Name: Gosforth woodbury
Listing Date: 3 May 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1202962
English Heritage Legacy ID: 390466
Location: Torbay, TQ1
Electoral Ward/Division: Wellswood
Built-Up Area: Torquay
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Torquay St Matthias
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX9363 ACADIA ROAD
885-1/19/13 (East side)
Woodbury and Gosforth
Villa, divided into flats. c1870s. Local grey limestone rubble
with slate roof and stuccoed dressings; stacks with rendered
panelled shafts and dentil cornices. Italianate style.
PLAN: Double-depth main block, facing south with service block
at west end.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Deep eaves on paired moulded brackets;
eaves band; corner pilasters; moulded sill band; moulded
string at first floor level. 1:3-window north front, facing
onto Babbacombe Road, with the service wing to the left.
Windows with stuccoed architraves, moulded to the main block,
mostly glazed with 4-pane sashes with horizontal glazing bars.
Shallow projecting stack to right of centre with round-headed
panels and shaft projecting through eaves. Eared surround to
first floor window left in main block; one first floor window
converted to door. Right return of main block is gabled to the
front on the left with a 2-storey canted bay. Entrance
elevation with rectangular and canted bays; gabled over canted
bay; round-headed doorway.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but may retain features of interest.
Listing NGR: SX9303463929
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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