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12-30, Castle Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Torquay, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.4691 / 50°28'8"N

Longitude: -3.5295 / 3°31'46"W

OS Eastings: 291547

OS Northings: 64376

OS Grid: SX915643

Mapcode National: GBR QV.WYKD

Mapcode Global: FRA 37HT.8RZ

Plus Code: 9C2RFF9C+M5

Entry Name: 12-30, Castle Road

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206745

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390535

Location: Ellacombe, Torbay, TQ1

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Ellacombe

Built-Up Area: Torquay

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Torquay St Mary Magdalene (Upton)

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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885-1/14/65 (North East side)
10/01/75 Nos.12-30 (Even)


Terrace of 10 houses. Probably 1870s (not shown on 1866 OS
map). Originally cement-rendered and blocked out, now mostly
colourwashed); slate roofs; stacks have rendered shafts with
dentil cornices. Italianate style.
PLAN: Double-depth on plan: end houses entered on returns;
others single-fronted, Nos 14-20 entered to the right; Nos
22-28 entered to the left.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, some with basements. Deep eaves with
moulded eaves and verges brackets. Rich stucco detail includes
platbands, eaves and verges band (latter fretted to end
terrace houses), moulded sill band and round-headed
ground-floor windows with pilastered, moulded architraves with
keyblocks. Typical front to left of centre is 2:1-windows, the
right-hand bay broken forward under a shallow hipped roof with
flanking stacks containing a round-headed doorway with a
6-panel front door with plain overlight. Above the door a
dentil cornice and section of blind balustrading. Tall,
round-headed window above with pilastered moulded architrave
with keyblock. Ground floor windows to left similar and
round-headed, first-floor windows square-headed with
ovolo-moulded frames. Original glazing 2 over 2-pane sashes
with horizontal glazing bars, some altered. Same arrangement
mirrored to right of centre. End houses slightly broken
forward and gabled to the front with 2 round-headed windows on
the ground floor and a similar first-floor pair. No.12 has
steps up to a front door on the left return and has a gabled
projection with 2 round-headed windows. No.20 has a C20
addition to the return.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but likely to retain features of
A good, well-preserved, stuccoed terrace using many details
borrowed from contemporary Torquay villas.
(1st edition 1866 OS: CXV1.10).

Listing NGR: SX9156264403

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