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Greenwood

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellswood, Torbay

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.462 / 50°27'43"N

Longitude: -3.5172 / 3°31'1"W

OS Eastings: 292407

OS Northings: 63558

OS Grid: SX924635

Mapcode National: GBR QX.37YB

Mapcode Global: FRA 37JT.TVM

Entry Name: Greenwood

Listing Date: 2 May 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206861

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390849

Location: Torbay, TQ1

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Wellswood

Built-Up Area: Torquay

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Torquay St Matthias

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


TORQUAY

SX9263 TORWOOD GARDENS ROAD
885-1/18/279 (South West side)
02/05/74 Greenwood

GV II

Villa. c1840s; late C20 alterations including raised roof for
conversion to flats. Plastered; slate mansard roof; stacks
with rendered shafts with bands and projecting cornices.
Classical style.
PLAN: Square on plan with an entrance on the SW side form
Torwood Gardens. Interior replanned.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys to the road, 3 to the park. Plain
pilasters, eaves band below projecting cornice with blocking
course; first-floor string. 3-bay entrance front, centre bay
broken forward and pedimented with wide chimney shaft over.
Tall pilastered doorway with cornice; incised panels to
reveals; C20 front door; round-headed arches to overlight.
Ground-floor windows in original embrasures, reglazed with
2-pane horned sashes. Similar first-floor centre window with
floating cornice on brackets, flanked by round-headed niches.
Left return in similar style but 3 storeys with later 2-storey
canted bay. Several windows reglazed with aluminium sashes.
Right return similar with small-pane stair sash. Elevation
overlooking park has blind niches to centre bay on first and
second floor, flanked by triplet windows with floating
cornices to the second floor and pediments on consoles to the
first. Four C20 ground-floor windows.
INTERIOR: Stair with turned balusters probably original, C20
alterations to partitions.
One of a number villas informally grouped around a public
park.


Listing NGR: SX9240763558

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