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Latitude: 50.4599 / 50°27'35"N
Longitude: -3.5156 / 3°30'56"W
OS Eastings: 292513
OS Northings: 63331
OS Grid: SX925633
Mapcode National: GBR QX.3GBB
Mapcode Global: FRA 37JV.25Y
Plus Code: 9C2RFF5M+XP
Entry Name: St Anthony Including Garden Wall and Gate Piers
Listing Date: 3 May 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1206788
English Heritage Legacy ID: 390650
Location: Wellswood, Torbay, TQ1
Electoral Ward/Division: Wellswood
Built-Up Area: Torquay
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Torquay St Matthias
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
Tagged with: Architectural structure
SX9263 HIGHER WOODFIELD ROAD
885-1/18/123 (West side)
St Anthony including garden wall and
Shown on 1866 OS Map as Elm Cottage.
House, subdivided. c1850s. Plastered walls; gabled slate roof
with pierced crested ridge tiles, clustered octagonal chimney
shafts with deep cornices and some original tapering octagonal
chimney-pots. Domestic Tudor style.
PLAN: T-plan with an octagonal porch in the angle between main
block and rear wing on the south side.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, basement and attic 3-window entrance
front, gabled end of rear wing projecting to the front to the
left. Deep eaves; chamfered frames to windows. Octagonal
projecting porch has pyramidal roof with lead rolls, diamond
pattern slates and wrought-iron finial. Original plank door
with ornamental strap hinges, flanked by tall windows with
glazing bars. Ground-floor bay window to left has hipped roof
with iron cresting. 3 first-floor windows including a gabled
oriel. The right return, facing the road, has a canted bay
window with diamond pattern slates and lead rolls to the
hipped roof: windows with moulded mullions.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but may retain features of interest.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: Steps down to basement to left of porch
retain original iron railings with fleur de lis finials.
Octagonal gate piers with pyramidal caps and low garden wall
with ramped coping.
An unusually small example of a Tudor style villa in one of
the better preserved areas of Torquay.
Listing NGR: SX9251363331
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