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Firsleigh

A Grade II Listed Building in Torquay, Torbay

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4679 / 50°28'4"N

Longitude: -3.5195 / 3°31'10"W

OS Eastings: 292258

OS Northings: 64219

OS Grid: SX922642

Mapcode National: GBR QX.2TM4

Mapcode Global: FRA 37JT.DP7

Plus Code: 9C2RFF9J+56

Entry Name: Firsleigh

Listing Date: 3 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1208944

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390636

Location: Torbay, TQ1

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Wellswood

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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

SX9264SW HIGHER WARBERRY ROAD
885-1/20/111 (South side)
Firsleigh

II

Villa. c1870s (not shown on 1866 OS map). Cement-rendered;
slate roof; stacks with rendered shafts with projecting
cornices.
PLAN: Deep rectangular plan, entrance elevation on east side,
service wing to north.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2-window east front with a
projecting tower at the left end. Front gabled over porch with
deep verges on paired moulded brackets and left and right
pilasters. Projecting porch with paired pilasters and an
entablature, dentil frieze below cornice and blocking course.
Round-headed pilastered outer doorway with moulded arch and
keyblock; panelled door with fanlight. First-floor window
above porch with a segmental-headed, moulded, eared,
shouldered architrave, glazed with a tripartite sash window
with 2-pane sashes.
Tower to the left has a deep hipped slate roof with sprocketed
eaves, corbelled out on moulded brackets. Round-headed
first-floor windows with sill blocks, moulded architraves and
a continuous hoodmould.
Garden elevation in the same style with 2 deep gables to the
front and triple round-headed first-floor windows with
keyblocks.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but said to have a fine C19 interior.
(1st edition 1866 OS: CXV1.10).


Listing NGR: SX9225864219

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