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Latitude: 50.458 / 50°27'28"N
Longitude: -3.5169 / 3°31'0"W
OS Eastings: 292417
OS Northings: 63116
OS Grid: SX924631
Mapcode National: GBR QX.3N02
Mapcode Global: FRA 37JV.7P2
Plus Code: 9C2RFF5M+56
Entry Name: The Georgian House
Listing Date: 10 January 1975
Last Amended: 3 May 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1218172
English Heritage Legacy ID: 390751
Location: Wellswood, Torbay, TQ1
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
SX9263 PARK HILL ROAD
885-1/18/213 (East side)
10/01/75 The Georgian House
(Formerly Listed as:
Shown on OS map as Faldonside.
Villa, now in use as old people's home. c1830s with c1850s
addition and late C20 rear additions. Plastered stacks with
rendered shafts and moulded cornices.
PLAN: Double-depth main block, approximately square on plan,
with entrance into an open well stair hall with main rooms
off. Probably slightly later service wing adjoins at right.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and basement. Symmetrical 3-bay entrance
front plus one-bay wing to right. First-floor and eaves
platband, outer pilaster strips from platband to eaves.
Shallow projecting stacks to left and right of centre, with
shafts projecting through roof. Centre bay has first and
second-floor 12-pane sash, second-floor sash in right-hand
chimney shaft. Round-headed sashes to ground-floor left and
right. Large, elaborate 3-bay Roman Doric porch, possibly an
Edwardian addition. Freestanding and engaged columns with an
entablature; round-headed outer doorway with pilasters and
keyblock; round-headed openings in outer bays with keyblocks
and ramped balustrading. Mosaic floor to porch.
Gabled wing to right with round-headed 2-pane sashes to first
and second floors and tripartite segmental-headed sash to
Left return of main block of 3 bays divided by pilasters above
first-floor platband; round-headed ground-floor sashes; other
windows 2-pane sashes with one modern replacement.
INTERIOR: Good plaster cornice to stair hall with delicate
acanthus pattern; open well stick baluster stair with
galleried landings; panelled doors.
Listing NGR: SX9241763116
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