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A Grade II Listed Building in Wellswood, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.4598 / 50°27'35"N

Longitude: -3.5147 / 3°30'52"W

OS Eastings: 292579

OS Northings: 63311

OS Grid: SX925633

Mapcode National: GBR QX.3GL2

Mapcode Global: FRA 37JV.2JZ

Plus Code: 9C2RFF5P+W4

Entry Name: Singleton

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280058

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390647

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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885-1/18/120 (East side)
10/01/75 Singleton


Villa, unoccupied at time of survey. Said to be 1836 (previos
List description). Plastered; hipped slate roof; stacks with
plastered shafts with projecting cornices.
PLAN: Double-depth rectangular main block with entrance on
west side and service block to north.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Deep eaves on shaped paired brackets;
platband. One-window entrance front, slightly broken forward
and gabled in the centre with shallow projecting stacks to
left and right. Projecting flat-roofed open porch with
segmental-headed central arch flanked by narrow round-headed
arches, all with keyblocks and capitals; deep projecting
cornice below parapet. Round-headed recessed first-floor
window, glazed with a small-pane sash with radial glazing bars
and shaped Venetian shutters. Panelled front door with
overlight with lozenge glazing bars. Verandah to right on
chamfered posts has fretted fascia and returns across the
3-bay right return. This has 12-pane first-floor sashes with
Venetian shutters. Ground-floor French windows reglazed and
shutters missing at time of survey. Conservatory to south-east
INTERIOR: Not inspected but likely to retain features of
Similar in style to Mintons (qv) on the opposite side of the
road. Preserves its C19 garden plot. External detail
well-preserved, interior said to be undivided, rare in a
Torquay villa of this size.

Listing NGR: SX9257963311

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