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Devonshire Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellswood, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.4577 / 50°27'27"N

Longitude: -3.5171 / 3°31'1"W

OS Eastings: 292401

OS Northings: 63085

OS Grid: SX924630

Mapcode National: GBR QX.3MYS

Mapcode Global: FRA 37JV.7M0

Plus Code: 9C2RFF5M+34

Entry Name: Devonshire Hotel

Listing Date: 26 November 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292110

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390746

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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885-1/18/208 (East side)
26/11/73 Devonshire Hotel


Large villa, in use as hotel. c1840s with extensive C20 rear
additions not included in the listing. Plastered; hipped slate
roof; stacks with rendered shafts with corbelled cornices.
Italianate style.
PLAN: Approximately rectangular with projecting central
entrance bay.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 3-storey entrance bay. Deep eaves with
elaborate moulded eaves brackets; first-floor platband.
Asymmetrical 5-window front. Modern front door recessed
between window bays with pilasters. Doric porch with columns
in antis removed since 1975 list description and replaced with
unsuitable C20 canopy on iron columns. First and second-floor
windows over door are 4-pane sashes with horizontal glazing
bars. Ground-floor sashes, one tripartite with plain
architraves with incised Greek key moulding and cornices on
brackets. First-floor window sashes in plainer embrasures one
with a balustraded parapet. Front lateral stack to right of
centre with pedimented shoulders.
INTERIOR: Partial inspection. Stair with good cast-iron

Listing NGR: SX9240163085

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