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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
Entry Name: 12-30, Castle Road
Listing Date: 10 January 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1206745
English Heritage Legacy ID: 390535
Location: Torbay, TQ1
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
SX9164 CASTLE ROAD
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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