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Gosforth woodbury

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellswood, Torbay

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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

Plus Code: 9C2RFF8R+5J

Entry Name: Gosforth woodbury

Listing Date: 3 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202962

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390466

Location: Wellswood, Torbay, TQ1

County: Torbay

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

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Listing Text


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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