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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
Entry Name: Warberries Nursing Home
Listing Date: 2 May 1974
Last Amended: 3 May 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1206796
English Heritage Legacy ID: 390673
Location: 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
SX9264SW LOWER WARBERRY ROAD
885-1/20/140 (North side)
02/05/74 Warberries Nursing Home
(Formerly Listed as:
LOWER WARBERRY ROAD
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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