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Latitude: 50.4687 / 50°28'7"N
Longitude: -3.5361 / 3°32'10"W
OS Eastings: 291078
OS Northings: 64335
OS Grid: SX910643
Mapcode National: GBR QV.WWLV
Mapcode Global: FRA 37HT.D6M
Entry Name: 56, Tor Hill Road
Listing Date: 10 January 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1206858
English Heritage Legacy ID: 390838
Location: Torbay, TQ2
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
SX9164 TOR HILL ROAD
885-1/14/267 (South West side)
Villa. c1830s. Local grey limestone rubble, stuccoed and
blocked out; tiled roof; stacks with brick shafts with
PLAN: Double-depth L-plan, 2 rooms wide, the left end rounded.
Entrance to right into passage, rear centre stair. Rear left
service wing at right-angles.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic Asymmetrical 3-window front.
Moulded eaves cornice. Round-headed doorway with recessed
panelled door with fanlight with spider's web glazing bars. 2
ground and 3 first-floor 12-pane early C19 sashes. The curved
left end of the house contains 2 bowed small-pane sashes, the
ground-floor window converted to a side-hung door.
INTERIOR: Very complete including plaster cornices, joinery
including skirtings, doors, shutters. Stick baluster stair
with mahogany hand rail and local pink polished limestone
chimneypieces to the principal rooms. Lesser rooms also have
original chimneypieces with grates.
Listing NGR: SX9107864335
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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