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Abbey Dene Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Torquay, Torbay

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4651 / 50°27'54"N

Longitude: -3.5426 / 3°32'33"W

OS Eastings: 290614

OS Northings: 63947

OS Grid: SX906639

Mapcode National: GBR QV.X1FY

Mapcode Global: FRA 37GT.PPC

Entry Name: Abbey Dene Hotel

Listing Date: 9 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202963

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390470

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: Torre All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


TORQUAY

SX9063 AVENUE ROAD
885-1/17/17 (West side)
09/02/88 Abbey Dene Hotel

GV II

Hotel, formerly house. Late C19. Flemish bond brickwork,
ornamental slate-hung gables, terracotta dressings; slate
gabled roofs with crested ridge tiles; brick stacks. Swiss
Chalet style.
PLAN: Rectangular on plan, east end onto the road. Entrance on
south side; short wing at right-angles on north side, towards
the east end.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Deep eaves on curved brackets; brick
banding at first-floor level; windows glazed with original
high transomed casements. Asymmetrical 2:1-window east front
(one-window wing to the right). Gable filled with ornamental
slate-hanging, upper part of gable with vertical boards on
shaped brackets. Ground floor has a canted bay window to the
left, then 2 windows (one in main block and one in wing) with
segmental arched heads. 2:1 two-light first-floor windows. The
left return has a front door to right of centre and C20
conservatory to the left; one first floor window. The rear
elevation has a verandah with a pierced timber balustrade,
matching that on The Cottage, Torre Abbey, (qv).
INTERIOR: Not inspected but may retain features of interest.
HISTORY: Once the estate manager's house of the Cary family
and part of a group of coeval estate cottages at the entrance
to Torre Abbey.


Listing NGR: SX9061663947

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

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