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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1280061
English Heritage Legacy ID: 390654
Location: Wellswood, Torbay, TQ1
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
SX9364 KENTS ROAD, Ilsham
885-1/15/408 (North side)
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
Listing NGR: SX9324464046
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