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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1280042
English Heritage Legacy ID: 390774
Location: Torbay, TQ2
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
SX9163 ROCK ROAD
885-1/17/223 (West side)
10/01/75 Nos.55, 57 AND 57A
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.55 AND 57)
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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