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Little Princes

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellswood, Torbay

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4594 / 50°27'33"N

Longitude: -3.5168 / 3°31'0"W

OS Eastings: 292429

OS Northings: 63270

OS Grid: SX924632

Mapcode National: GBR QX.3G1R

Mapcode Global: FRA 37JV.1QN

Entry Name: Little Princes

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206805

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390696

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 MEADFOOT ROAD
885-1/18/162 (North side)
10/01/75 Little Princes

GV II

Shown as Sorel on the OS map.
Detached villa, divided into flats. c1850s. Cement-rendered;
hipped slate roof with lead rolls; stacks with rendered shafts
with cornices and an unusually good set of original chimney
pots. Italianate style.
PLAN: Double-depth plan with central entrance into a hall,
stair rising to right (east).
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Deep boxed eaves on paired moulded
brackets. Originally symmetrical 3-bay front, gabled to the
front to left and right, the bays recessed between pilasters
with segmental-headed arches over the outer bays. Central
projecting porch with pilasters and a cornice below the
parapet. Ground-floor windows with floating cornices on
consoles, right-hand window blocked and partially obscured by
C20 single-storey addition. First-floor windows 2 over 2-pane
sashes with segmental arched heads, the left-hand window
retaining its window blind fascia. The right return
incorporates a C20 doorway but retains the original
round-headed stair sash with margin panes and stained glass.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but may retain features of interest.
One of a series of detached villas on Meadfoot Road, unusual
for its cement-render.


Listing NGR: SX9242963270

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

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