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Latitude: 50.463 / 50°27'46"N
Longitude: -3.512 / 3°30'43"W
OS Eastings: 292776
OS Northings: 63662
OS Grid: SX927636
Mapcode National: GBR QX.3984
Mapcode Global: FRA 37JT.X5J
Entry Name: Russell Court
Listing Date: 3 May 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1292923
English Heritage Legacy ID: 390630
Location: Torbay, TQ1
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
SX9263 HIGHER ERITH ROAD
885-1/18/107 (North West side)
Villa, divided into flats. c1870s. Snecked local grey
limestone with stucco dressings; tarred slate roof; stacks
with rendered shafts with panels and deeply projecting
PLAN: Double-depth main block with an entrance on the south
side and an east service wing at right-angles under an M roof.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-bay (2-window) front plus
3 windows to the service wing. Deep eaves, the main block on
paired moulded brackets. Moulded string to main block:
platband to service wing. Eaves band; clasping pilasters. All
windows with stuccoed surrounds, mostly glazed with 4-pane
sashes with horizontal glazing bars. Centre bay of main block
broken forward and separately roofed.
Central projecting porch with a modillion cornice and blocking
course. Round-headed, moulded, pilastered outer doorway with a
half-glazed door and plain fanlight; pair of round-headed
To left, a shallow projecting stack with round-headed panel
and shaft projecting through eaves, single-storey C20 addition
wraps round corner. Service wing has 3 first and 2
Left return of main block has canted ground floor window with
modillion cornice and 2 tripartite first-floor windows, one
round-headed under a gable.
INTERIOR: Not inspected, but may retain features of interest.
Included as a relatively unaltered and typical late C19
Torquay villa, its detail and massing accentuated by the
"honest" use of stonework in contrast to the stucco more
typical of Torquay village.
Listing NGR: SX9277663662
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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