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55, 57 and 57a, Rock Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Torquay, Torbay

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4627 / 50°27'45"N

Longitude: -3.5271 / 3°31'37"W

OS Eastings: 291705

OS Northings: 63660

OS Grid: SX917636

Mapcode National: GBR QV.XCDM

Mapcode Global: FRA 37HT.XBS

Plus Code: 9C2RFF7F+35

Entry Name: 55, 57 and 57a, Rock Road

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Last Amended: 3 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280042

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390774

Location: Torbay, TQ2

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Tormohun

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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Listing Text


TORQUAY

SX9163 ROCK ROAD
885-1/17/223 (West side)
10/01/75 Nos.55, 57 AND 57A
(Formerly Listed as:
ROCK ROAD
Nos.55 AND 57)

GV II

House. Late 1860s/early 1870s. Plastered; hipped slate roof;
stacks with rendered shafts with platbands.
PLAN: Double-depth plan, built into the cliff. Ground floor
treated as basement, first-floor front door on south side.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. Eaves band with very deep boarded eaves
on big moulded brackets; projecting second floor sill band;
first-floor balcony, probably secondary, on big curved
brackets. 2-window east front. Round-headed ground-floor
windows with keyblocks and dripmoulds, glazed with 4-pane
sashes; similar window on left return. First and second-floor
windows have rounded upper corners and are glazed with 4-pane
sashes, the first-floor windows taller with projecting hoods
on wrought-iron brackets; first-floor balcony with plain
cross-braced panels. Steps up to the front door on the first
floor on the south return with round-headed doorway with plain
fanlight. First-floor window right similar to those on east
side, canted bay to left. First floor centre window on south
side converted to front door to flat.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but may retain features of interest.


Listing NGR: SX9170563660

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

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