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List Entry Summary

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

Name: 479-503, BABBACOMBE ROAD

List entry Number: 1206725



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


District: Torbay

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-May-1994

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 390479

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TORQUAY SX9263 BABBACOMBE ROAD (North West side) 885-1/18/22 Nos.479-503 (Odd) 03/05/94


Terrace of 13 houses. c1865-1875. Stuccoed and blocked out; flat roofs concealed behind parapets; stacks with rendered shafts, some retaining moulded cornices. PLAN : Each house double-depth on plan with rear service wing. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Each house has a 3-window front; eaves band with sunk panels below deep projecting cornice and balustraded parapet; corbelled brackets at party walls. Windows have ovolo-moulded architraves and are glazed with 4-pane sashes with horizontal glazing bars; horizontal glazing bars to sashes to No 497. 4-panel front doors in the centre with plain overlights to porch hood on consoles. 2-tier canted bay to left with a moulded cornice at first floor level and sill band to first floor windows. Ground-floor window right with pilaster strips and a floating cornice on brackets. INTERIOR: Some houses preserve staircases with turned balusters. Other features of interest may survive. Group value. A complete example of a terrace of this type and date.

Listing NGR: SX9261163778

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National Grid Reference: SX 92611 63778


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