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No 53 and Attached Front Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellswood, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.4595 / 50°27'34"N

Longitude: -3.5202 / 3°31'12"W

OS Eastings: 292191

OS Northings: 63284

OS Grid: SX921632

Mapcode National: GBR QX.3F63

Mapcode Global: FRA 37JV.0FV

Plus Code: 9C2RFF5H+QW

Entry Name: No 53 and Attached Front Railings

Listing Date: 3 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1210033

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390693

Location: Wellswood, 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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885-1/18/159 (South side)
and attached front railings


House, contemporary with Nos 39-51 (qv), which form a
symmetrical terrace, and built adjoining the left end.
1865-1875. Probably designed by JW Rowell. Snecked local grey
limestone rubble with painted dressings; slate roof; stacks
with stone shafts with painted quoins.
PLAN: Irregular on plan, the left end built against the wall
of Vane Hill Road. Short front projecting wing, entrance on
right (inner) return of wing.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 1:1:1 window front. Gabled
wing in centre has rusticated painted quoins; deep verges on
moulded brackets, cusped bargeboards. One ground and one
first-floor window each with a painted architrave, reglazed
with late C20 windows. To the left of the wing, a cranked
archway with painted dressings leads through to the rear of
the house; 8-pane sash above. To the right of the wing one
ground floor window, late C20 reglazing; first floor 8-pane
sash in a gabled dormer with cusped bargeboards. Crank-arched
doorway into wing. Garden railings with bud finials.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but may retain features of interest.

Listing NGR: SX9219163284

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