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31 and 33, Princes Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Ellacombe, Torbay

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4695 / 50°28'10"N

Longitude: -3.5261 / 3°31'33"W

OS Eastings: 291793

OS Northings: 64414

OS Grid: SX917644

Mapcode National: GBR QV.WZLK

Mapcode Global: FRA 37HT.B41

Entry Name: 31 and 33, Princes Road

Listing Date: 3 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206828

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390759

Location: Torbay, TQ1

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Ellacombe

Built-Up Area: Torquay

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ellacombe Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


TORQUAY

SX9164 PRINCES ROAD
885-1/14/216 (East side)
Nos.31 AND 33

GV II

Pair of houses. Probably 1860s, designed by JW Rowell, as part
of the development around Ellacombe Green, presented to the
town in 1859 by Sir Lawrence Palk. Snecked local grey
limestone rubble with polychromatic brick and stone dressings;
slate roof (replaced with asbestos); stacks with brick shafts.
PLAN: On a corner site. Mirror plan pair; overall T-plan. Main
rooms in the front block, end on to the street with entrances
on the long outer sides. Rear wing at right-angles for
services with subsidiary service wings off to the rear.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 2-window front to Princes
Road with 2 gables, one on either side of a central corbelled
chimney stack with 4 shafts. 3-light ground floor windows one
to each house with cranked voussoirs, glazed with
high-transomed casements. 2-light first-floor windows one to
each house, each with cranked brick arch and, above it, a
pointed arched tympanum with red brick and stone decoration.
The outer return has a red brick string course; front door
towards the angle with the service wing with one first floor
2-light casement. The gable ends of the service wings are
similarly treated with polychromatic details and tympana.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but may retain features of interest.
Included for group value.
Part of an exceptionally well-planned and designed group of
mid C19 workers' housing.


Listing NGR: SX9179364414

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