History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

38, the Terrace

A Grade II Listed Building in Torquay, Torbay

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4623 / 50°27'44"N

Longitude: -3.5246 / 3°31'28"W

OS Eastings: 291885

OS Northings: 63602

OS Grid: SX918636

Mapcode National: GBR QX.362X

Mapcode Global: FRA 37HT.YGW

Plus Code: 9C2RFF6G+W5

Entry Name: 38, the Terrace

Listing Date: 20 November 1952

Last Amended: 3 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218887

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390833

Location: Torbay, TQ1

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Tormohun

Built-Up Area: Torquay

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Torquay St John

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

Find accommodation in
Torquay

Listing Text


TORQUAY

SX9163 THE TERRACE
885-1/17/262 (North side)
20/11/52 No.38
(Formerly Listed as:
THE TERRACE
Nos.38 AND 40)

GV II

Shown on OS map as Nos 38 and 40.
Terraced house in use as offices. c1830s. Stuccoed and blocked
out; 2-span hipped slate roof; stacks with rendered shafts.
PLAN: Built into sharply-sloping ground; rectangular
double-depth plan with end stacks.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. 5-bay front, originally symmetrical. Left
and right pilasters, rusticated to the ground floor, with sunk
panels to the first floor. Projecting cornice with moulded
modillion brackets and parapet with panelled piers. Central,
deep Tuscan porch with a barrel-vaulted hood with panelled
soffit. Hood originally covered in lead, replaced with roofing
felt. Bead-moulding round outer arch; lozenge frieze along
inner sides of porch. 2-leaf 6-panel front door with timber
fanlight with spider's web glazing bars. Ground-floor windows
12-pane sashes in round-headed recesses except ground-floor
right which was converted to a door at one time. Five 12-pane
first-floor sashes with sliding Venetian shutters and
continuous cast-iron balcony. Five 12-pane second-floor sashes
with moulded architraves and sill blocks. Right return has
round-headed stair window.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but may retain features of interest.


Listing NGR: SX9188563602

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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.