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8, Morgan Avenue

A Grade II Listed Building in Torquay, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.4687 / 50°28'7"N

Longitude: -3.5355 / 3°32'7"W

OS Eastings: 291126

OS Northings: 64335

OS Grid: SX911643

Mapcode National: GBR QV.WWT9

Mapcode Global: FRA 37HT.DG9

Plus Code: 9C2RFF97+FR

Entry Name: 8, Morgan Avenue

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Last Amended: 3 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206816

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390722

Location: Tormohun, Torbay, TQ2

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Tormohun

Built-Up Area: Torquay

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Torquay St Mary Magdalene (Upton)

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


885-1/14/191 (South West side)
10/01/75 No.8
(Formerly Listed as:
Shrublands Maternity Home)


Villa. Late 1830s/early 1840s. Stuccoed and blocked out;
hipped slate roof; chimney-shafts dismantled.
PLAN: Double-depth main range with a central entrance; service
block to right.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Almost symmetrical 3-bay front to main
block, with a central pedimented gable. Central porch with
distyle Doric columns in antis; panelled front door with some
panels glazed. Blind recess to ground-floor left, French
window with C20 glazing to ground- floor right. 3 first-floor
12-pane sashes, the centre sash formerly tripartite with a
proud architrave and cornice. Service block to the right has 2
first-floor 12-pane sashes but has been altered on the ground
INTERIOR: Not inspected but may retain features of interest.

Listing NGR: SX9112664335

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

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