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Cavendish Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Torquay, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.4667 / 50°28'0"N

Longitude: -3.5382 / 3°32'17"W

OS Eastings: 290930

OS Northings: 64119

OS Grid: SX909641

Mapcode National: GBR QV.X2KR

Mapcode Global: FRA 37GT.KDZ

Plus Code: 9C2RFF86+MP

Entry Name: Cavendish Hotel

Listing Date: 29 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206734

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390506

Location: Tormohun, 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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885-1/13/43 (East side)
29/10/74 Cavendish Hotel


Large villa, now hotel. c1860s. Plastered; slate roofs; stacks
with rendered shafts and bracketed cornices. Italianate style.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with a 4-storey entrance tower. Deep eaves
on moulded brackets or with exposed rafter ends. Windows
mostly glazed with 4-pane sashes with horizontal glazing bars.
Long asymmetrical front with 3 windows to the ground floor
plus the fenestration of a semicircular corner turret at the
right end.
Entrance tower to right of centre, slightly broken forward
with moulded strings and a Roman Doric porch with distyle
columns in antis, triglyph frieze and cornice. Tower windows
single, paired or triplet round-headed sashes with stuccoed
moulded hoodmoulds springing from bosses with a keyblock
feature at the apex. 3-stage, semicircular turret to right has
a low conical roof and similar windows divided by pilasters
with capitals.
Gabled 2-storey projection to left of centre has deep eaves
brackets and one ground and 2 first-floor windows. 2 triplet
round-headed windows to first floor of main range.
Second-floor windows, some arranged in pairs, have sill blocks
and shaped moulded architraves. Secondary bay window, inserted
on ground floor to left of doorway.
INTERIOR: Not inspected, but may retain features of interest.

Listing NGR: SX9093064119

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