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Braddon Villa

A Grade II Listed Building in Torquay, Torbay

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4636 / 50°27'49"N

Longitude: -3.5236 / 3°31'24"W

OS Eastings: 291956

OS Northings: 63752

OS Grid: SX919637

Mapcode National: GBR QX.3690

Mapcode Global: FRA 37HT.YXG

Plus Code: 9C2RFF7G+CH

Entry Name: Braddon Villa

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1208086

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390509

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 John

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


TORQUAY

SX9163 BRADDONS HILL ROAD EAST
885-1/17/45 (North side)
10/01/75 No.30
Braddon Villa

GV II

Villa, divided into flats. 1824 (Ellis) (with later C19
additions). Cement rendered; slate roof behind parapet; stacks
with rendered shafts with moulded cornices.
PLAN: Double-depth plan, facing south-west with entrance on
south-east return into porch-cum-conservatory and then heated
stair hall. Rear left (north-east) service wing, later
addition to north-west.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. South-west front has moulded cornice
below parapet. 2 ground and 4 first-floor windows plus glazed
door into conservatory to right. Plate-glass tripartite sashes
on the ground floor with sunblind fascias, 4 first-floor
12-pane sashes. Tent-roofed verandah on chamfered posts across
front has unusual Chinese Chippendale fascia. Verandah extends
round left return where it is glazed in.
Set back to the right of the front is a round-headed doorway
into the end of the single-storey porch-cum-conservatory with
a half-glazed door and plain fanlight with keyblock.
Porch-cum-conservatory on entrance elevation is post 1866,
probably 1870s. Moulded cornice with parapet, front door to
the left, 7 conservatory windows to the right, round-headed
and treated as an arcade with moulded blocks below the
springing and keyblocks. 2-leaf front door with fielded panels
and sunblind fascia, flanked by paired pilasters. One first
floor and one attic window, glazed with small-pane casements.
c1860s block projects to right and is glazed with 4-pane
sashes with horizontal glazing bars.
INTERIOR: Very complete and unaltered: chimneypieces replaced
in the c1930s, but original joinery and plasterwork survive
and a good stair with cast-iron panels to the balustrade. An
unusually unaltered Torquay villa of this date.


Listing NGR: SX9195663752

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