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A Grade II Listed Building in Wellswood, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.4595 / 50°27'34"N

Longitude: -3.5103 / 3°30'37"W

OS Eastings: 292890

OS Northings: 63272

OS Grid: SX928632

Mapcode National: GBR QX.3HPG

Mapcode Global: FRA 37JV.48C

Plus Code: 9C2RFF5Q+QV

Entry Name: Holmwood

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206792

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390658

Location: Wellswood, 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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885-1/18/126 (South side)
10/01/75 Holmwood


Villa, now subdivided. 1840-41 (previous List description).
Plastered walls; hipped slate roof; stacks with rendered
shafts with deep projecting cornices.
PLAN: Rectangular double-depth main range with entrance on
west side and service block to north.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Deep eaves; corner pilasters; eaves band.
Main block has one-window entrance front, pedimented gable to
the left; shallow projecting stack to the right. Projecting
porch with pilasters and entablature. Single-storey bay to
left with 20-pane fixed window; 12-pane first-floor sash.
Conservatory across front to right. Service block to left, now
in separate ownership, is 3 storeys and 2 windows with a
square-headed doorway with plain overlight. Garden (south)
elevation with dentil eaves frieze, 2 shallow projecting bays
with pedimented gables containing laurel wreaths. Later canted
bays with parapets to ground floor glazed with 2 over 3- and 6
over 9-pane sashes. First-floor tripartite windows reglazed as
plate glass sashes with Venetian shutters. 5-bay verandah
across front on timber posts with glazed roof.
INTERIOR: Some alteration but retains original joinery and
(List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic
Interest: DoE: Borough of Torbay: 1975-: P.153).

Listing NGR: SX9289063272

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