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Watcombe Hill House

A Grade II Listed Building in Watcombe, Torbay

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4973 / 50°29'50"N

Longitude: -3.5246 / 3°31'28"W

OS Eastings: 291962

OS Northings: 67497

OS Grid: SX919674

Mapcode National: GBR QX.101P

Mapcode Global: FRA 37HR.4PP

Entry Name: Watcombe Hill House

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206851

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390818

Location: Torbay, TQ1

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Watcombe

Built-Up Area: Torquay

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: St Marychurch St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


TORQUAY

SX9267 TEIGNMOUTH ROAD, Watcombe
885-1/5/461 (South West side)
10/01/75 Watcombe Hill House

GV II

Villa. Said to be 1838 Plastered; slate hipped roof. Stacks
with rendered shafts with bracketed cornices.
PLAN: Overall rectangular plan with a double-depth
south-facing main range, 2 rooms wide: entrance on east return
into corridor from which stair rises: services in basement and
to north west.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. 3-window entrance (east) elevation with
deep eaves; eaves band and platband. Moulded doorcase with
panelled reveals. Recessed front door with 6 fielded panels
and unfortunate Georgian style fanlight cut into it.
Ground-floor windows with moulded architraves: tall 16-pane
sash to left, smaller 12-pane window to right. 3 first- floor
12-pane sashes. To the right a single-storey block with a
parapet contains a 12-pane sash. Timber trellis verandah with
tent roof with asbestos sheet tiles extends round left return
on plain posts. 1:3-window garden (south) elevation with
windows with moulded architraves. Ground-floor window left of
main block a tall 12-pane sash; centre window blocked;
right-hand window converted to French window. 3 first floor
12-pane sashes. Single-storey block at left end with tall
12-pane sash. C20 swimming pool addition at left end.
INTERIOR: Original features include plaster cornices; panelled
doors; stick baluster stair with mahogany handrail.


Listing NGR: SX9196267497

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