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Latitude: 50.4964 / 50°29'47"N
Longitude: -3.5194 / 3°31'9"W
OS Eastings: 292328
OS Northings: 67392
OS Grid: SX923673
Mapcode National: GBR QX.11CV
Mapcode Global: FRA 37JR.6Q2
Entry Name: Washington House
Listing Date: 10 January 1975
Last Amended: 3 May 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1206875
English Heritage Legacy ID: 390890
Location: Torbay, TQ1
Electoral Ward/Division: St Marychurch
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: St Marychurch St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX9267 WATCOMBE BEACH ROAD, Watcombe
885-1/6/463 (North side)
10/01/75 Washington House
(Formerly Listed as:
WATCOMBE BEACH ROAD, Watcombe
Watcombe Court and Washington House)
Formerly known as: Watcombe Court WATCOMBE BEACH ROAD
Shown on OS map as Watcombe House.
Villa. 1858 Plastered; slate roof with lead rolls and
wrought-iron finials; stacks with rendered shafts.
PLAN: Rectangular on plan, facing east towards the sea with an
entrance on the south side.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Very deep eaves with dentil cornice;
eaves band; projecting strings at first floor level;
rusticated quoins. 6-window main (garden) elevation, arranged
as 3:3 bays. The 3 left-hand bays have round-headed ground
floor windows with moulded architraves; first floor windows
with shouldered architraves, floating cornices and consoles to
the sills preserve their original 12-pane sashes. To the
right, a 2-storey canted bay, the ground-floor windows
round-headed with moulded architraves and stained glass above
the transoms. First-floor windows 2-pane sashes with moulded
architraves and sill blocks. Projecting porch with pilasters,
and projecting cornice below parapet is sited in angle with
the left return. C20 conservatory added across left return.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but said to preserve an original
staircase and plaster cornices.
Listing NGR: SX9232867392
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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