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Palm Grove

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellswood, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.4585 / 50°27'30"N

Longitude: -3.5149 / 3°30'53"W

OS Eastings: 292559

OS Northings: 63166

OS Grid: SX925631

Mapcode National: GBR QX.3GJB

Mapcode Global: FRA 37JV.8G8

Plus Code: 9C2RFF5P+92

Entry Name: Palm Grove

Listing Date: 3 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280028

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390704

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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885-1/18/171 (South side)
Palm Grove


Villa, now in use as holiday flats. c1865-75, with later
alterations. Plastered; hipped slate roof; stacks with
rendered, paired shafts with common moulded cornices.
PLAN: 2 rectangular blocks abutting one another with an
entrance tower, square on plan, in the angle between the
EXTERIOR: Deep eaves on brackets. 3-window garden (south-east)
elevation with 2 gables to the front and rich stucco detail.
Band below verges; moulded first-floor sill band. Canted bay
with moulded cornice to ground floor left, window with
recessed architrave and floating cornice to ground floor
right. First-floor windows have segmental-headed arches.
First-floor window left has a pediment on consoles. Right-hand
window flanked by pilasters with vermiculated rustication,
moulded architrave with key block. Windows glazed with 4-pane
sashes with horizontal glazing bars. Right return 2-windows
with stuccoed quoins; first floor sill band. Projecting stack
to left divides at first-floor level with a round-headed
recess with key block between the flues; stack gabled at eaves
level. 2 tall ground-floor sashes to the right with floating
cornices on consoles; 2 first-floor sashes all glazed
similarly to those on garden elevation.
3-stage entrance tower has a hipped slate roof with deep eaves
on brackets and a tall finial. Tower canted on the ground
floor with a segmental-headed doorway with a 4-panel door,
flanked by windows. 2 first-floor sashes, below a projecting
cornice on brackets. 3 tall, narrow, round-headed windows to
each face of the first floor. Other elevations somewhat
plainer. Large C20 addition at south-west.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but may retain features of interest.

Listing NGR: SX9255963166

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