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Chelston Cottage and Attached Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Paignton, Torbay

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4637 / 50°27'49"N

Longitude: -3.5471 / 3°32'49"W

OS Eastings: 290289

OS Northings: 63796

OS Grid: SX902637

Mapcode National: GBR QV.X68Z

Mapcode Global: FRA 37GT.V7S

Entry Name: Chelston Cottage and Attached Wall

Listing Date: 20 November 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206817

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390726

Location: Torbay, TQ2

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Cockington-with-Chelston

Built-Up Area: Paignton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Cockington St George and St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


TORQUAY

SX9063 OLD MILL ROAD, Chelston
885-1/17/334 (West side)
20/11/52 Chelston Cottage and attached wall

GV II

House. C18 with an earlier rear wing. Red sandstone rubble
with some grey limestone; rear wing rendered; thatched roof,
gabled at ends; thatch replaced with corrugated asbestos to
rear of ridge; end stacks with rendered shafts
PLAN: Rectangular on plan, 2 rooms wide with a central
entrance facing the stair. Rear left service wing with end
stack.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic; rear wing single-storey and
attic Asymmetrical 4-window front with a central Tuscan porch
with a pediment; 2-leaf panelled door. 4 first and 3
ground-floor 2- and 3-light timber casements with small panes,
probably C20 replacements. The 2 windows in the left-hand bay
have no relieving arches and the embrasures probably post-date
the others. 3 Gothick gabled attic dormers with crank-headed
casement windows. Section of wall to the right contains a
segmental-headed archway to the rear service yard. The rear
elevation of the main block has a large 18-pane fixed stair
window and retains some slate-hanging. The rear kitchen wing,
with a projecting end stack, has a 3-window front, the eaves
thatch eyebrowed over the first floor windows, which are
glazed with small-pane C20 timber casements.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but noted as having features of
interest.


Listing NGR: SX9028963796

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

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