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Latitude: 51.2053 / 51°12'19"N
Longitude: -4.1342 / 4°8'3"W
OS Eastings: 251004
OS Northings: 147289
OS Grid: SS510472
Mapcode National: GBR KM.4BJ4
Mapcode Global: VH4M4.9Y8W
Plus Code: 9C3Q6V48+48
Entry Name: Westwell Hall Hotel
Listing Date: 14 March 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1281898
English Heritage Legacy ID: 390275
Location: Ilfracombe, North Devon, Devon, EX34
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Ilfracombe
Built-Up Area: Ilfracombe
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Ilfracombe Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
Tagged with: Hotel
SS5147 TORRS PARK
853-1/6/134 (North side)
Westwell Hall Hotel
Large detached house, now an hotel, situated on a minor road
running north-east from the main road through Torrs Park.
Probably 1880 by WC Oliver of Barnstaple. Gothic style.
MATERIALS: cream brick with dressings of red brick and stone;
gables with mock timber-framing. Tarred, slated roof with
crested ridge tiles and terracotta finials.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with garrets. 5-window front towards the
road with twin gabled entrance front to right. The 5-window
front has a 4-storeyed canted bay window in centre, the top
storey of wood with patterned bargeboards. Ground and third
storey windows have shouldered arches, those in the second
storey having pointed arches, the window heads with transom
lights each containing 2 cusped pointed arches. Entrance porch
in right side wall with pointed arched doorway, round
traceried window and parapet with open Gothic tracery.
INTERIOR: Details include original fireplaces, cornices,
picture rails. C18 style stair with barley sugar balusters.
Large axial entrance and stair hall with dado rail, lyncrusta
paper. Original panelled doors with moulded cases.
HISTORY: plans for a detached house in Torrs Park very similar
to this were submitted to the Board by WC Oliver on 26.8.1880
on behalf of Rev. Wilf Fisher. They were referred back but
(Ilfracombe Local Board of Health Planning Register & file No
10: North Devon District Council Planning Department: 3; Devon
Record Office, 2458 add, No 10 (block plan only)).
Listing NGR: SS5100447289
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