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Warberries Nursing Home

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellswood, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.4664 / 50°27'58"N

Longitude: -3.5166 / 3°30'59"W

OS Eastings: 292462

OS Northings: 64048

OS Grid: SX924640

Mapcode National: GBR QX.323M

Mapcode Global: FRA 37JT.FV9

Plus Code: 9C2RFF8M+H9

Entry Name: Warberries Nursing Home

Listing Date: 2 May 1974

Last Amended: 3 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206796

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390673

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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885-1/20/140 (North side)
02/05/74 Warberries Nursing Home
(Formerly Listed as:
Audrey Court and Dunstone)


Shown on OS map as Audrey Court.
Villa, now a residential home. c1860s, said originally to have
been one property with Dunstone (qv) adjoining at right. Large
C20 extension to left. Plastered with a slate roof; stacks
with rendered shafts with cornices.
PLAN: Long irregular double-depth plan with a C20 entrance to
left of centre and an axial corridor leading to the stairs.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window front, the main
block 2-windows and broken forward to the right with an open
pediment over the left-hand window with paired pilasters to
left and right. Tripartite ground and first-floor reglazed C20
timber windows with sunblind fascias below pediments on
consoles. French window to ground-floor right with a sunblind
fascia. Probably Edwardian bay window above with a dentil
cornice and pediment and a balustraded balcony on large,
decorated cast-iron brackets. Set-back, lower-roofed block to
left with a C20 recessed porch with window alongside to left
and a canted bay window above onto a balustraded balcony.
INTERIOR: Preserves joinery and plaster cornices.
The original building is said to have been erected by General
Redvers Buller in 1868.

Listing NGR: SX9246264048

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