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No 1 and Attached Front Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Torquay, Torbay

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4613 / 50°27'40"N

Longitude: -3.5216 / 3°31'17"W

OS Eastings: 292094

OS Northings: 63490

OS Grid: SX920634

Mapcode National: GBR QX.36V9

Mapcode Global: FRA 37HT.ZVX

Plus Code: 9C2RFF6H+G9

Entry Name: No 1 and Attached Front Railings

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Last Amended: 3 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280036

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390741

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 PARK HILL ROAD
885-1/18/203 (North West side)
10/01/75 No.1
and attached front railings
(Formerly Listed as:
PARKHILL ROAD
(North West side)
Nos.1-15 (Odd))

GV II

House and shop at end of terrace, house now used as offices.
c1850s house. Shop probably added 1864 when Torwood Street was
widened (Ellis, p.339), and the end house of the terrace
demolished; C20 rear additions. Plastered; slate roof,
half-hipped at right (north) end; stacks with rendered shafts
and projecting cornices, front lateral stack with scrolled
shouldered shaft.
PLAN: End house in a terrace of 8 with a slightly bowed front.
House double-depth, entered from Parkhill Road. Shop is a
canted block added to the right (north) end, facing onto
Torwood Street.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic 3-bay east front to Parkhill
Road. Deep eaves on paired moulded brackets. Bays divided by
pilaster strips; first-floor sill band; eaves band. 6-panel
front door to left with deep overlight. First-floor windows
left and centre reglazed in original embrasures; blind window
to right. 2 reglazed ground-floor windows partly concealed by
single-storey C20 flat roofed addition abutting front.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: railings to small area in front and
bounding path with pronounced ogee finials.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but may retain features of interest.
(Ellis CA: An Historical Survey of Torquay, 2nd edition:
1930-: P.339).


Listing NGR: SX9209463490

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