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Wylam Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellswood, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.462 / 50°27'43"N

Longitude: -3.5092 / 3°30'33"W

OS Eastings: 292975

OS Northings: 63551

OS Grid: SX929635

Mapcode National: GBR QX.39ZF

Mapcode Global: FRA 37JT.YH0

Plus Code: 9C2RFF6R+Q8

Entry Name: Wylam Lodge

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206777

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390624

ID on this website: 101206777

Location: Wellswood, Torbay, Devon, TQ1

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Wellswood

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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885-1/18/102 (South East side)
10/01/75 Wylam Lodge


Large villa. c1870s. Plastered; natural slate roofs hipped
with lead rolls. Stacks with rendered shafts with dentil
cornice and sunk panels.
PLAN: Rectangular double-depth main block with entrance on
west side and north service block.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 1:1:2-window entrance front.
Deep eaves with paired moulded brackets to the eaves and
verges of the main block to the right; eaves band; platband;
moulded sill band and stuccoed rusticated quoins. Main block
to the right is broken forward and gabled in the centre with
shallow projecting lateral stack to the right and projecting
porch to the left. Richly-detailed porch with corner pilasters
and dentil cornice below balustraded parapet. Large
round-headed moulded outer doorway with 2-leaf panelled door
with fanlight with wrought-iron decoration and round-headed
window on left return. Windows to main block 2 over 2-pane
sashes with horizontal glazing bars and sunblind fascias,
tripartite in the centre.
Irregular service range to left with similar but plainer
detail, some small-pane sashes and one round-headed
first-floor window with radial glazing bars.
Previous List description notes canted bays to garden front
with pilasters and conservatory on terrace with close-set
lights, ridge lantern and ornate iron finials.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but may contain features of interest.
Historic Note: Not shown on 1866 OS map. First called Malpas
Lodge, name changed to Kya Lami by 1906. Family home of the
Plumers from 1876 to 1885 and of General Sir Herbert Charles
Onslow Plumer (Ellis).
(Ellis CA: An Historical Survey of Torquay, 2nd edition:
1930-: P.474).

Listing NGR: SX9297563551

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