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Belvedere House Hotel braddons Hill House

A Grade II Listed Building in Torquay, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.4633 / 50°27'47"N

Longitude: -3.5253 / 3°31'31"W

OS Eastings: 291834

OS Northings: 63718

OS Grid: SX918637

Mapcode National: GBR QV.XCVP

Mapcode Global: FRA 37HT.Y43

Plus Code: 9C2RFF7F+8V

Entry Name: Belvedere House Hotel braddons Hill House

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Last Amended: 3 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293321

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390518

Location: Tormohun, Torbay, TQ1

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Tormohun

Built-Up Area: Torquay

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Torquay St John

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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885-1/17/50 (North side)
10/01/75 Belvedere House Hotel and Braddons
Hill House
(Formerly Listed as:
Braddon's Hill House and Belvedere


Villa, divided into a house and hotel. c1830s with later
alterations. Roughcast with stuccoed dressings; slate roof,
hipped at ends of Braddons Hill House, gabled at end of
Belvedere Hotel block; stacks with rendered shafts with bands
at top. Italianate style.
PLAN: T-plan. Braddons Hill House faces west, the hotel forms
a wing at right-angles to the east.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and secondary attic to the hotel; 3
storeys to the house. 1:4 bay south elevation, the single bay
the end of Braddons Hill House. Bays divided by giant
pilasters with an entablature. Projecting cornice and parapet
to 4 right-hand bays; slate hung attic storey above. The
left-hand bay has a moulded cornice above the entablature. The
second storey has paired pilasters to left and right. Ground
and first- floor 12-pane sashes except first-floor right which
is blocked. Left-hand bay has ground and first-floor
tripartite small-pane sashes; 3rd floor 12-pane horned sash to
second floor. The right return has the entrance to the hotel.
Round-headed doorway to the left with pilasters, pedimented
hood, panelled soffit. Panelled door with a fanlight that once
incorporated an integral light. 3 first and 2 ground-floor
12-pane sashes. Other elevations not seen.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but may retain features of interest.
HISTORY: One of the earlier Torquay villas.

Listing NGR: SX9183163711

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