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Kathleen Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellswood, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.4652 / 50°27'54"N

Longitude: -3.5188 / 3°31'7"W

OS Eastings: 292298

OS Northings: 63925

OS Grid: SX922639

Mapcode National: GBR QX.31J3

Mapcode Global: FRA 37JT.LXZ

Plus Code: 9C2RFF8J+3F

Entry Name: Kathleen Court

Listing Date: 12 September 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280008

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390799

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 John

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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885-1/18/237 (West side)
12/09/74 Kathleen Court


Villa, in use as hotel. c1830s, alterations of c1910.
Plastered; slate roofs; stacks with rendered shafts with
PLAN: Double-depth, south-facing main block with entrance on
east return, service wing to north. Edwardian alterations
include Ionic colonnade on south side, billiard room to
south-west and east porch.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. 3-bay east front to main block under a
pedimented gable. Narrow outer bays with parapets set back and
blind centre bay with 3-window front. Early C20 porch with
Ionic columns in antis; 6-panel front door with stained glass
overlight and glazed side panels. Single-storey flat-roofed
bay to right of the porch with a tripartite sash. Tripartite
centre window to first floor, partly reglazed with an 8 over
one-pane sash in the centre flanked by 2 over one-pane sashes.
Outer first-floor windows and ground-floor window left glazed
with 8 over one-pane sashes. 3-bay 1:3:1-window south front
with a projecting cornice and parapet; the centre bay canted.
16-pane early C19 sashes to first floor. Ground-floor sashes
to centre bay converted to French windows when 3-bay bowed
Ionic colonnade with balustraded parapet was added. Colonnade
flanked by infilled balustraded bays to left and right, glazed
with tripartite sashes with small panes in the upper lights.
Early C20 single-storey billiard room to left has a projecting
rectangular pilastered bay on the south front with a hipped
slate roof with cast-iron cresting. Bay glazed with tripartite
INTERIOR: Early and late C20 alterations. Ground-floor room to
left of entrance preserves 1830s Greek Revival plaster
cornice. Mahogany Edwardian stair.
One of the earlier Torquay villas.

Listing NGR: SX9229863925

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