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1-7, Kents Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellswood, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.4665 / 50°27'59"N

Longitude: -3.5055 / 3°30'19"W

OS Eastings: 293244

OS Northings: 64046

OS Grid: SX932640

Mapcode National: GBR QX.34WQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 37KT.D49

Plus Code: 9C2RFF8V+JQ

Entry Name: 1-7, Kents Road

Listing Date: 3 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280061

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390654

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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SX9364 KENTS ROAD, Ilsham
885-1/15/408 (North side)
Nos.1-7 (Consecutive)


Terrace of 7 houses. c1870s. Stuccoed and blocked out; slate
roofs, mostly with sprocketed eaves; stacks with rendered
shafts with cornices or platbands.
PLAN: Terrace with end houses of a slightly different design.
Double-depth houses, mostly 2-rooms wide.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. Each house in the terrace double-fronted,
typically with a 3-window front with deep sprocketed eaves;
first-floor platband; dividing pilaster strips, rusticated on
the ground floor with sunk panels to the first floor and
moulded brackets to the party walls. Pilastered, moulded,
round-headed doorway with vermiculated keyblock; 4-panel door
with plain fanlight. Outer windows on both floors are
tripartite sashes with sill blocks, ground floor with floating
cornices on brackets, second floor with moulded architraves
and segmental heads. First floor centre window similar but not
tripartite. 3 segmental-headed dormers with moulded cornices.
All windows glazed with 4-pane sashes with horizontal glazing
bars except dormers which are 4-pane sashes with segmental
The end terrace houses are T-plan with a porch in the angle
between main block and wing. 2-window elevation to Kents Road,
broken forward and gabled to the right: ground and first-floor
windows tripartite with floating cornices. No.6 is slightly
different to the others in the terrace, the left-hand bay
gabled to the front and slightly broken forward.
INTERIOR: Not inspected by may retain features of interest.
A fine example of an unspoiled stuccoed Torquay terrace of
modestly-sized houses.

Listing NGR: SX9324464046

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