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1, Montpellier Terrace

A Grade II Listed Building in Torquay, Torbay

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4631 / 50°27'47"N

Longitude: -3.525 / 3°31'29"W

OS Eastings: 291857

OS Northings: 63693

OS Grid: SX918636

Mapcode National: GBR QV.XCXY

Mapcode Global: FRA 37HT.Y9C

Entry Name: 1, Montpellier Terrace

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206815

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390720

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 John

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


TORQUAY

SX9163 MONTPELLIER TERRACE
885-1/17/184 (North East side)
10/01/75 No.1

GV II

Villa in use as offices. c1820s said to have been raised by
one storey in the mid-C19. Plastered; stack with rendered
shaft; roof concealed behind parapet.
EXTERIOR: 2 and 3 storeys. 3-storey corner block, rear wing
reducing to 2 storeys at the north-east end. Dentil cornice
below low parapet; first-floor platband; moulded cornice to
second floor said to have been previous eaves cornice. All
windows with moulded architraves glazed with 12- and 16-pane
sashes.
Asymmetrical 4-bay elevation to St John's Place, built into
the slope of the land, which rises to the left. Right-hand bay
broken forward with round-headed doorway with pilasters;
moulded architrave and vermiculated keyblock. Door with timber
spider's web fanlight over. One ground-floor window to the
left. Segmental-headed archway on moulded brackets to the
left, leading into passage. 3 first-floor 12-pane horned
sashes, 3 second floor small-pane C19 sashes; blocked or blind
window to the second floor right.
The one-bay elevation to Montpellier Terrace has a
ground-floor round-headed window with a moulded architrave and
pilasters, first and second floor windows match those on the
other elevation, all glazed with 12-pane sashes.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but may retain features of interest.
On a prominent corner site between St John's Place and
Montpellier Terrace.


Listing NGR: SX9185863694

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