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Clifton Grove

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellswood, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.464 / 50°27'50"N

Longitude: -3.5149 / 3°30'53"W

OS Eastings: 292576

OS Northings: 63786

OS Grid: SX925637

Mapcode National: GBR QX.38JJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 37JT.NH8

Plus Code: 9C2RFF7P+J2

Entry Name: Clifton Grove

Listing Date: 3 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292150

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390730

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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Listing Text


885-1/18/78 Nos. 1-10 (consecutive) Clifton


Terrace of 10 houses. c1870s. Plastered; gabled slate roofs;
stacks with rendered shafts with projecting cornices.
PLAN: Double-depth plan houses, one room wide, arranged in
pairs, with front doors towards the centre of each pair.
EXTERIOR: 3-storey and basement. Enriched stucco detail. Deep
eaves; eaves level junction marked by an elaborate corbelled
bracket with sill blocks. Each house has a 2-window front: one
ground floor, one first floor and 2 attic windows.
Projecting porch with square section piers with plinths,
capitals and shallow pediment. 4-panel front door with fielded
panels and plain overlight; tiled porch floor.
Ground-floor window a tripartite sash with a floating cornice
on consoles, glazed with 4-pane sashes. First-floor window
with sillblocks and a floating cornice on brackets, glazed
with a 4-pane sash. 2 gabled attic dormers with moulded
architaves, pedimented gables and sill blocks, glazed with a
4-pane sash. Original cast-iron rainwater goods with downpipes
dividing around the eaves brackets and discharging into
richly-moulded hoppers.
Rear elevations preserve their cement render and are also
richly-detailed in the same style, with original windows.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but known to retain stairs with turned
balusters and other features of interest are likely to
A prominent terrace set high above the Babbacombe Road.

Listing NGR: SX9257663786

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

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