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Tor View Holiday Flats

A Grade II Listed Building in Paignton, Torbay

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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

Plus Code: 9C2RFF73+GX

Entry Name: Tor View Holiday Flats

Listing Date: 3 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218390

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390779

Location: Cockington with Chelston, Torbay, TQ2

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Cockington-with-Chelston

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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

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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

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