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Clifton Terrace

A Grade II Listed Building in Torquay, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.4652 / 50°27'54"N

Longitude: -3.5259 / 3°31'33"W

OS Eastings: 291796

OS Northings: 63932

OS Grid: SX917639

Mapcode National: GBR QV.X5PL

Mapcode Global: FRA 37HT.Q5Z

Plus Code: 9C2RFF8F+3J

Entry Name: Clifton Terrace

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280066

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390681

ID on this website: 101280066

Location: Torquay, Torbay, Devon, TQ1

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Ellacombe

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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885-1/17/79 (East side)
10/01/75 Nos. 1-7 (consecutive) Clifton


Terrace of 7 villas. Begun 1853 (Ellis, p.317). Stuccoed and
blocked out; slate roofs, hipped at ends; stacks with rendered
shafts. Classical style.
PLAN: West-facing row. Each villa double-depth on plan, each
with a doorway to the left, except No.7, which is entered on
the left (north) return.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. Each villa 3 bays. Terrace arranged with
3 similar houses in the centre, flanked by a matching pair,
end houses differ. Plinth; sunk panels below ground floor
windows; first and second floor platbands; deep boxed eaves.
Nos 3 to 5 are divided by pilaster strips, Nos.2 and 6 are
gabled to the front with deep verges on moulded brackets. All
ground-floor openings segmental-headed. Front doors to the
left with overlights, windows originlly 12-pane sashes, mostly
reglazed as 2-pane sashes. One first-floor window to each
villa, all formerly with cast-iron balconies on brackets.
Nos 1, 2 and 3 have segmental-headed cornices on plain
brackets. Some windows glazed with original tripartite sashes;
12-pane in the centre, 4-pane in the outer lights.
Second-floor windows originally glazed with 12-pane sashes
(Nos 7 and 6), mostly glazed as 2-pane timber sashes, plastic
replacements in No.7. Nos 2 and 6 have round-headed
second-floor windows glazed with 2-pane sashes.
No.1 has a 2-storey pedimented entrance block on the left
return. The door in a segmental-headed recess, the first-floor
window round-headed, glazed with a 12-pane sash in a
round-headed recess. Semicircular second-floor window in
recess has Y tracery.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but may retain features of interest.
(Ellis CA: An Historical Survey of Torquay, 2nd edition:
1930-: P.317).

Listing NGR: SX9179663932

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