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Latitude: 50.4638 / 50°27'49"N
Longitude: -3.545 / 3°32'42"W
OS Eastings: 290435
OS Northings: 63808
OS Grid: SX904638
Mapcode National: GBR QV.X6TC
Mapcode Global: FRA 37GT.NR0
Entry Name: Tor View Holiday Flats
Listing Date: 3 May 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1218390
English Heritage Legacy ID: 390779
Location: Torbay, TQ2
Electoral Ward/Division: Cockington-with-Chelston
Built-Up Area: Paignton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Cockington St George and St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX9063 ROUSDOWN ROAD, Chelston
885-1/17/342 (North East side)
Tor View Holiday Flats
Villa, divided into holiday flats. c1870s. Plastered; hipped
slate roofs; stacks with plastered shafts with deep projecting
PLAN: Double-depth rectangular main block with entrance on the
west side and north service wing. Italianate style.
EXTERIOR: Deep eaves on moulded paired eaves brackets.
Stuccoed quoins; eaves band; moulded sill band; platband.
Asymmetrical 2:2-window front (2 window service block set back
to left). Main block broken forward in the centre with a
hipped roof and left and right pilasters with sunk panels.
Round-headed doorway with half-glazed front door with plain
overlight, pair of first-floor round-headed windows with
pilastered architraves and keyblocks.
Shallow projecting lateral stack to right-hand bay with
scratch-moulded panels. Left-hand bay has one first and one
ground floor sash with ovolo-moulded frames, glazed with 2
over 2 pane sashes with horizontal glazing bars. Glazed
porch-cum-conservatory across front with narrow
segmental-headed lights, a dentil eaves cornice and gable over
the (replaced) door.
Service wing set back to left has paired 2-pane sash windows
with ovolo-moulded frames.
Right return in the same style has 2 canted bay windows.
Rear elevation, prominent from the Exeter road, is also very
intact with original windows and stuccoed detail.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but may retain features of interest.
Paired with Ambrook (qv).
A good example of a conventionally-planned later Torquay villa
in an unspoiled suburb.
Listing NGR: SX9043563808
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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