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Latitude: 50.4647 / 50°27'52"N
Longitude: -3.5423 / 3°32'32"W
OS Eastings: 290628
OS Northings: 63896
OS Grid: SX906638
Mapcode National: GBR QV.X1J9
Mapcode Global: FRA 37GT.PRR
Entry Name: Torre Abbey Cottage
Listing Date: 9 February 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1206872
English Heritage Legacy ID: 390880
Location: Torbay, TQ2
Electoral Ward/Division: Cockington-with-Chelston
Built-Up Area: Torquay
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Torre All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX9063 WALNUT ROAD
885-1/17/298 (South side)
Torre Abbey Cottage
Small detached house. c1900. Flemish bond brick, some
timber-framing with rendered panels; slate roof, half-hipped
at ends with some pierced ridge tiles; stacks with tall brick
shafts with corbelled caps. South eastern Vernacular Revival
PLAN: Irregular L-plan with a porch on the west side in the
corner between 2 blocks.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Deep eaves; brick plinth; first floor
with 2 shallow jetties between brick cheeks with stone
corbels. Asymmetrical one-window west front, projecting wing
to the right. Open timber porch with gabled roof to the left,
into the set-back block. Small-pane French window in end of
wing with flanking glazed panels and segmental arched head.
First-floor French window above in jettied section, onto
timber balcony with boarded balustrade pierced with roundels.
Other elevations in a similar style with segmental-headed
INTERIOR: Not inspected but may retain features of interest.
HISTORY: Sited close to the entrance of Torre Abbey; one of a
group of estate buildings, for the Cary family, long-time
owners of the Abbey; formerly the butler's house.
Listing NGR: SX9062863896
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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