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446 and 448, Babbacombe Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellswood, Torbay

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4649 / 50°27'53"N

Longitude: -3.5101 / 3°30'36"W

OS Eastings: 292914

OS Northings: 63875

OS Grid: SX929638

Mapcode National: GBR QX.33RX

Mapcode Global: FRA 37JT.QBH

Entry Name: 446 and 448, Babbacombe Road

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206723

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390476

Location: 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


TORQUAY

SX9263 BABBACOMBE ROAD
885-1/18/18 (South East side)
10/01/75 Nos.446 AND 448

GV II

Villa, now divided into two. c1855-65. Plastered; slate roof;
stacks with rendered shafts with cornices.
PLAN: Main block approximately rectangular; service wing to
the left (now separate property).
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 1:1:1-window front. Deep
eaves. Each bay slightly set back from left to right,
left-hand bay gabled to the front. Each bay with rusticated
quoining; moulded platband; moulded string to first floor sill
level. Eaves band, the right-hand bay with paired eaves
brackets. Round-headed doorway in centre bay with pilasters
and blocks around the arch with vermiculated rustication.
Ground-floor windows have plain architraves, right-hand with a
floating cornice on brackets. First-floor windows left and
centre are round-headed with pilasters, moulded architraves
and keyblocks. First floor window right has a moulded,
shouldered, eared architrave. All windows glazed with 4-pane
sashes with horizontal glazing bars. Garden front to the right
return has a fine Edwardian conservatory, the end bays
octagonal with steep pyramidal glazed roofs. Long range
between octagonal bays has round-headed lights with gable in
the centre. Service wing at left end has a plainer 3-bay front
with a platband and plate glass sashes.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but may retain features of interest.


Listing NGR: SX9291463875

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

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