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Statutory Address:

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

Torbay (Unitary Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SX 92611 63778


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

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Date: 10 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/06362/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Dennis Coote. Source Historic England Archive
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