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Grey House

A Grade II Listed Building in Torquay, Torbay

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4655 / 50°27'55"N

Longitude: -3.5129 / 3°30'46"W

OS Eastings: 292721

OS Northings: 63947

OS Grid: SX927639

Mapcode National: GBR QX.331R

Mapcode Global: FRA 37JT.P80

Plus Code: 9C2RFF8P+6R

Entry Name: Grey House

Listing Date: 3 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280035

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390733

Location: 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


TORQUAY

SX9263 OLD TORWOOD ROAD
885-1/18/197 (North side)
Grey House

GV II

Villa, divided into flats. c1850s. Cement-rendered; hipped
slate roof; stacks with rendered shafts with platbands and
projecting cornices.
PLAN: Double-depth plan, 2 rooms wide. South garden front;
entrance on west side with access from a lane shared with
Cambridge Lodge (qv); rear service wing.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-bay entrance front. Deep
eaves on brackets; eaves band; sill band. Left and right
pilaster strips to ground floor; stuccoed, rusticated quoins
to first floor. Projecting porch in centre bay with a
round-headed doorway with a moulded architrave and moulded
string at the springing of the arch. The porch has a deeply
projecting moulded cornice below a parapet. To right of the
porch a shallow projecting stack, shaft projecting through
eaves. Ground-floor window left and first-floor windows left
and centre have moulded architraves and are glazed with
12-pane sashes (centre window lower sash replaced with
1-pane). Plainer 3-window lower roofed service wing to left
with sash windows. 2-window garden elevation in the same style
with a canted bay window to ground-floor right with moulded
architraves, cornice and parapet. Louvred shutters to
first-floor windows.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but may contain features of interest.
Complete externally and an attractive pair with Cambridge
Lodge (qv).


Listing NGR: SX9272163947

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