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The Lawn

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellswood, Torbay

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4621 / 50°27'43"N

Longitude: -3.5152 / 3°30'54"W

OS Eastings: 292547

OS Northings: 63572

OS Grid: SX925635

Mapcode National: GBR QX.38FY

Mapcode Global: FRA 37JT.VQP

Entry Name: The Lawn

Listing Date: 3 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1209969

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390678

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 Matthias

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


TORQUAY

SX9263 LOWER WOODFIELD ROAD
885-1/18/146 (North West side)
The Lawn

GV II

Villa converted into holiday flats. c1840s. Stuccoed and
blocked out; slate roof; stacks with tall grouped octagonal
shafts with projecting cornice. Domestic Tudor style.
PLAN: Irregular but approximately rectangular plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and basement. Plain parapet with chamfered
coping above string course. Windows have chamfered architraves
and dripmoulds. Irregular 1:1:1-window front. Projecting
2-storey porch on front with a moulded cornice to the parapet.
Attractive ogival-arched doorway with a moulded dripmould.
Recessed 6-panel front door with Perpendicular-style tracery
to the ogival fanlight. Blind first-floor window above. To
left of the porch a projecting stack with chamfered strings, a
moulded cornice and multiple shafts; one first-floor window to
left. Modern single-storey additions built against stack and
left and right ends of front. The other elevations continue in
the same style.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but may retain features of interest.
Particular importance for the picturesque contribution it
makes to Torwood Gardens.


Listing NGR: SX9254763572

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Description


TORQUAY

SX9263 LOWER WOODFIELD ROAD
885-1/18/146 (North West side)
The Lawn

GV II

Villa converted into holiday flats. c1840s. Stuccoed and
blocked out; slate roof; stacks with tall grouped octagonal
shafts with projecting cornice. Domestic Tudor style.
PLAN: Irregular but approximately rectangular plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and basement. Plain parapet with chamfered
coping above string course. Windows have chamfered architraves
and dripmoulds. Irregular 1:1:1-window front. Projecting
2-storey porch on front with a moulded cornice to the parapet.
Attractive ogival-arched doorway with a moulded dripmould.
Recessed 6-panel front door with Perpendicular-style tracery
to the ogival fanlight. Blind first-floor window above. To
left of the porch a projecting stack with chamfered strings, a
moulded cornice and multiple shafts; one first-floor window to
left. Modern single-storey additions built against stack and
left and right ends of front. The other elevations continue in
the same style.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but may retain features of interest.
Particular importance for the picturesque contribution it
makes to Torwood Gardens.


Listing NGR: SX9254763572

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