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A Grade II Listed Building in Wellswood, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.4606 / 50°27'38"N

Longitude: -3.5184 / 3°31'6"W

OS Eastings: 292321

OS Northings: 63409

OS Grid: SX923634

Mapcode National: GBR QX.3FMY

Mapcode Global: FRA 37JV.13G

Plus Code: 9C2RFF6J+6M

Entry Name: Sydore

Listing Date: 1 January 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292328

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390700

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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885-1/18/167 (North side)
01/01/75 Sydore


Shown on OS map as Sorel.
House, in use as hotel at time of survey. c1835-45. Plastered;
hipped slate roof; stacks with rendered shafts with moulded
panels and deep projecting cornices. Classical style.
PLAN: Rectangular on plan. Doorway on east side into large
stair hall with open-well stair.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and basement. Symmetrical 3-window
entrance front with eaves band, moulded sill band at
second-floor level, plain sill band to first floor. Severe
enclosed porch with a projecting cornice, stepped parapet and
round-headed outer doorway with a large plain fanlight. Later
C19 half-glazed inner door with margin panes and a low panel.
3 second-floor 6-pane sashes, 3 first-floor 12-pane sashes
with moulded architraves.
2-bay garden front continues in the same style. The ground
floor has a shallow canted bay with a parapet and tall
round-headed windows with glazing bars. This has been altered
later with a further canted glazed bay in the centre.
Tent-roofed verandah with lead roof, fretted fascia and turned
timber columns.
Rear elevation of 4-bays with full-height round-headed
ground-floor windows and a flat-roofed single-storey addition.
INTERIOR: Original features include plaster cornices, doors
and door cases and a fine stair with turned balusters.

Listing NGR: SX9232163409

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