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9, Tor Church Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Torquay, Torbay

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4681 / 50°28'5"N

Longitude: -3.5367 / 3°32'12"W

OS Eastings: 291038

OS Northings: 64273

OS Grid: SX910642

Mapcode National: GBR QV.WWFW

Mapcode Global: FRA 37HT.D09

Entry Name: 9, Tor Church Road

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206857

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390836

Location: Torbay, TQ2

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Tormohun

Built-Up Area: Torquay

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Torre All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


TORQUAY

SX9164 TOR CHURCH ROAD
885-1/14/473 (North side)
10/01/75 No.9

II

Villa, divided into flats. c1850s with later C19 addition at
right end. Rendered; gabled slate roof; stacks with rendered
shafts.
PLAN: Sited high above Tor Church Road. Originally 2 rooms
wide, 2 rooms deep, with rear service rooms and yard for
stabling etc Replanned for subdivision into flats but
preserving stair. Secondary entrance block attached to right
end.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. Original block symmetrical and 3-bays;
2-window addition to right. Gabled to the front with moulded
verges on brackets; left and right pilasters with sunk panels
and moulded brackets rising above the verges; platband at
first floor level. Pilasters with round-headed arch to centre
bay on first and second storeys. 3-bay C20 timber verandah
across front on timber posts with first-floor balcony with
simple timber palings. 3 ground-floor 6 over 9-pane sashes.
First floor outer windows 12-pane sashes with cornices on
consoles. French window in centre with similar treatment.
Second floor has blind semicircular recesses (perhaps
originally glazed) with moulded architraves, centre window
round-headed with margin panes. 2 new small windows inserted
on second floor.
2-storey block to right has plain parapet, ground floor has
2-leaf C20 half-glazed front door with moulded hoodmould; 2
first floor 2-pane sashes.
INTERIOR: c1880s tiling to entrance block floor. Stick
baluster stair. Doors replaced, some chimneypieces survive.


Listing NGR: SX9103864273

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