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St Anthony Including Garden Wall and Gate Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellswood, Torbay

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: St Anthony Including Garden Wall and Gate Piers

Listing Date: 3 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206788

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390650

Location: 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 Matthias

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


TORQUAY

SX9263 HIGHER WOODFIELD ROAD
885-1/18/123 (West side)
St Anthony including garden wall and
gate piers

GV II

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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