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Torwood Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Torquay, Torbay

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.463 / 50°27'46"N

Longitude: -3.517 / 3°31'1"W

OS Eastings: 292422

OS Northings: 63675

OS Grid: SX924636

Mapcode National: GBR QX.37Z2

Mapcode Global: FRA 37JT.TXR

Plus Code: 9C2RFF7M+65

Entry Name: Torwood Lodge

Listing Date: 3 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1291678

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390850

Location: 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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Listing Text


TORQUAY

SX9263 TORWOOD GARDENS ROAD
885-1/18/280 (West side)
Torwood Lodge

GV II

Shown on OS map as Lota.
Villa. c1860s. Plastered; slate hipped roof; stacks with
rendered divided shafts with bands and projecting cornices.
Italianate style.
PLAN: Approximately rectangular on plan, garden front facing
south-east, entrance on north-east return.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Deep boxed eaves with eaves band; stucco
pilaster strips; moulded platband. Symmetrical 3-bay
south-east front, the centre bay plastered and recessed,
pilasters rusticated on the first floor. Ground-floor windows
with floating cornices on consoles; first floor windows with
moulded architraves, all glazed with 2-pane horned sashes. The
right return in the same style, has a projecting gabled bay
containing a round-headed doorway to the left with panelled
reveals and a moulded porch hood on consoles. 4-panel door
with fanlight with spoke glazing bars, one ground and one
first-floor window, matching those on the garden front.
Flat-roofed addition to right end. House extended into former
stable block at right end.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but may retain features of interest.
One of a group of villas grouped informally around a public
park.


Listing NGR: SX9242263675

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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