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479-503, Babbacombe Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellswood, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.464 / 50°27'50"N

Longitude: -3.5144 / 3°30'51"W

OS Eastings: 292611

OS Northings: 63778

OS Grid: SX926637

Mapcode National: GBR QX.38MV

Mapcode Global: FRA 37JT.NPV

Plus Code: 9C2RFF7P+H6

Entry Name: 479-503, Babbacombe Road

Listing Date: 3 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206725

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390479

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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Nos.479-503 (Odd)


Terrace of 13 houses. c1865-1875. Stuccoed and blocked out; flat roofs concealed behind parapets; stacks with rendered shafts, some retaining moulded cornices. PLAN : Each house double-depth on plan with rear service wing. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Each house has a 3-window front; eaves band with sunk panels below deep projecting cornice and balustraded parapet; corbelled brackets at party walls. Windows have ovolo-moulded architraves and are glazed with 4-pane sashes with horizontal glazing bars; horizontal glazing bars to sashes to No 497. 4-panel front doors in the centre with plain overlights to porch hood on consoles. 2-tier canted bay to left with a moulded cornice at first floor level and sill band to first floor windows. Ground-floor window right with pilaster strips and a floating cornice on brackets. INTERIOR: Some houses preserve staircases with turned balusters. Other features of interest may survive. Group value. A complete example of a terrace of this type and date.

Listing NGR: SX9261163778

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