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A Grade II Listed Building in Torquay, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.4625 / 50°27'45"N

Longitude: -3.5144 / 3°30'51"W

OS Eastings: 292605

OS Northings: 63616

OS Grid: SX926636

Mapcode National: GBR QX.38NC

Mapcode Global: FRA 37JT.W34

Plus Code: 9C2RFF7P+26

Entry Name: Landour

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Last Amended: 18 December 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206797

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390677

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

The entry for:


885-1/18/144 (West side)
10/01/75 Landour Hotel


Shall be replaced by:

(West side)




Villa, divided into flats. c1840s with later alterations.
Roughcast, originally stuccoed; hipped slate roof behind
parapet; stacks with rendered shafts with projecting cornices.
PLAN: Double-depth retangular plan with central entrance on
Lower Woodfield Road side.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. 3-bay east front with left and right pilaster
strips and a plain band below deep projecting cornice with
parapet above. Centre bay breaks forward and has pedimented
gable. Projecting flat-roofed central porch with pilasters and
parapet, somewhat obscured by late C20 canopy on columns; C20
outer doors. Ground-floor window right is a 9-pane sash
with a floating cornice on consoles. First floor centre and
right windows have 12-pane sashes, blind window to left; single-storey flat-roof extension to left on porch. Similar south side, but without porch, additions and alterations; right-hand bay blind windows. Principal 3-bay west elevation, the outer bays with pediments and broad pilasters, the narrow centre bay has aedicule on ground floor and shallow niche above, 12-pane sashes to first floor and French casements on ground floor; lower flat roof extension on left (NW) corner. Various later additions on north side.
INTERIOR: much altered by its conversions to flats.
Although altered this is an important item in the group of villas around Torwood Gardens.

Listing NGR: SX9260563616

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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