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Torre Abbey Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Torquay, Torbay

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206872

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390880

Location: Torbay, TQ2

County: Torbay

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

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Listing Text


TORQUAY

SX9063 WALNUT ROAD
885-1/17/298 (South side)
09/02/88 No.1
Torre Abbey Cottage

GV II

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
style.
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
ground-floor windows.
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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