ABBEY DENE HOTEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1202963
Date first listed:
09-Feb-1988
Statutory Address:
ABBEY DENE HOTEL, AVENUE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
ABBEY DENE HOTEL, AVENUE ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Torbay (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 90614 63946

Details

TORQUAY

SX9063 AVENUE ROAD 885-1/17/17 (West side) 09/02/88 Abbey Dene Hotel

GV II

Hotel, formerly house. Late C19. Flemish bond brickwork, ornamental slate-hung gables, terracotta dressings; slate gabled roofs with crested ridge tiles; brick stacks. Swiss Chalet style. PLAN: Rectangular on plan, east end onto the road. Entrance on south side; short wing at right-angles on north side, towards the east end. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Deep eaves on curved brackets; brick banding at first-floor level; windows glazed with original high transomed casements. Asymmetrical 2:1-window east front (one-window wing to the right). Gable filled with ornamental slate-hanging, upper part of gable with vertical boards on shaped brackets. Ground floor has a canted bay window to the left, then 2 windows (one in main block and one in wing) with segmental arched heads. 2:1 two-light first-floor windows. The left return has a front door to right of centre and C20 conservatory to the left; one first floor window. The rear elevation has a verandah with a pierced timber balustrade, matching that on The Cottage, Torre Abbey, (qv). INTERIOR: Not inspected but may retain features of interest. HISTORY: Once the estate manager's house of the Cary family and part of a group of coeval estate cottages at the entrance to Torre Abbey.

Listing NGR: SX9061663947

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
390470
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 09 Feb 2002
Reference: IOE01/08766/08
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Robert W Keniston. Source Historic England Archive
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