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A Grade II Listed Building in Torquay, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.4635 / 50°27'48"N

Longitude: -3.5225 / 3°31'21"W

OS Eastings: 292033

OS Northings: 63734

OS Grid: SX920637

Mapcode National: GBR QX.36KV

Mapcode Global: FRA 37HT.ZF1

Plus Code: 9C2RFF7G+9X

Entry Name: Collingwood

Listing Date: 21 August 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206736

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390511

Location: Tormohun, 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 John

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


885-1/18/47 (North side)
21/08/74 No.38


Detached villa, now used for holiday accommodation. c1820s
with later C19 alterations. Stuccoed and blocked out; roof
concealed behind parapet; stacks with rendered shafts with
moulded strings and cornices.
PLAN: Double-depth plan, 2 rooms wide, facing south-west with
entrance on right (south-east) return into a passage, stair
rising to rear. Rear left service wing to right-angles.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, attic and basement. Moulded cornice below
parapet with sunk panels; moulded sill band. Symmetrical
4-window front elevation with a ground-floor verandah built
out over basement level and steps down to a terraced garden.
Ground and first floor windows with moulded architraves, and
later C19 or C20 glazing: high transomed French windows to the
ground floor, 2-pane plate-glass sashes to first floor.
Basement level has segmental-headed arches infilled with C20
doors and windows. Attractive 6-bay cast-iron verandah,
returning for 3 bays to the right. Partly fluted cast-iron
columns with capitals and pierced brackets support a lean-to
roof. Mid C19 cast-iron balustrade. Steps down to terrace with
later C19 cast-iron balustrades.
3-window entrance elevation with a secondary 2-bay
single-storey projection, containing the porch to the right
with pilaster strips with ball finials, moulded cornice and
parapet. Porch entered on return with 6-panel door;
round-headed window to front with moulded architrave and sill
blocks, tripartite sash alongside. 3 first floor and 2 attic
windows, all with moulded architraves and glazed with late C19
or C20 plate glass sashes and casements.
INTERIOR: Original plaster cornices, joinery and good stair
with balustrade of cast-iron panels. Some C20 alterations to
the plan.
HISTORY: Shown on 1866 OS map without projecting bay on the
north-east side.
(1st edition 1866 OS: CXV1.10).

Listing NGR: SX9203363734

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