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Garden Balustrade to Nos 1-15 Wellswood Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellswood, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.4666 / 50°27'59"N

Longitude: -3.5079 / 3°30'28"W

OS Eastings: 293074

OS Northings: 64056

OS Grid: SX930640

Mapcode National: GBR QX.3491

Mapcode Global: FRA 37JT.K6G

Plus Code: 9C2RFF8R+JR

Entry Name: Garden Balustrade to Nos 1-15 Wellswood Park

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Last Amended: 3 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1219399

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390896

Location: Wellswood, Torbay, TQ1

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Wellswood

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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Listing Text


885-1/15/309 (South side)
10/01/75 Garden balustrade to Nos 1-15
(consecutive) Wellswood Park
(Formerly Listed as:
Balustrade surrounding Wellswood


Balustrade surrounding Nos 1-15 (consecutive) Wellswood Park.
1853, designed by the Harvey brothers. Conglomerate on a
snecked local grey limestone plinth.
PLAN: Balustrade surrounds most of the 3 acre private park
onto which the Wellswood Park terraces face.
Low limestone plinth with a moulded coping supports a
balustrade of interlaced circles with faceted blocks at the
joints. Coped moulded handrail above. Piers at intervals have
a round-headed sunk panel with a faceted block decoration and
moulded oversailing caps with rounded tops. 2 piers retain the
remains of pineapple finials.
Important item in the layout of the Grade II* terrace.

Listing NGR: SX9307464056

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

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