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56, Tor Hill Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Torquay, Torbay

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206858

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390838

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 HILL ROAD
885-1/14/267 (South West side)
10/01/75 No.56

GV II

Villa. c1830s. Local grey limestone rubble, stuccoed and
blocked out; tiled roof; stacks with brick shafts with
platbands.
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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