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12-30, CASTLE ROAD

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: 12-30, CASTLE ROAD

List entry Number: 1206745

Location

12-30, CASTLE ROAD

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

County:

District: Torbay

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1975

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 390535

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History

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Details

TORQUAY

SX9164 CASTLE ROAD 885-1/14/65 (North East side) 10/01/75 Nos.12-30 (Even)

GV II

Terrace of 10 houses. Probably 1870s (not shown on 1866 OS map). Originally cement-rendered and blocked out, now mostly colourwashed); slate roofs; stacks have rendered shafts with dentil cornices. Italianate style. PLAN: Double-depth on plan: end houses entered on returns; others single-fronted, Nos 14-20 entered to the right; Nos 22-28 entered to the left. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, some with basements. Deep eaves with moulded eaves and verges brackets. Rich stucco detail includes platbands, eaves and verges band (latter fretted to end terrace houses), moulded sill band and round-headed ground-floor windows with pilastered, moulded architraves with keyblocks. Typical front to left of centre is 2:1-windows, the right-hand bay broken forward under a shallow hipped roof with flanking stacks containing a round-headed doorway with a 6-panel front door with plain overlight. Above the door a dentil cornice and section of blind balustrading. Tall, round-headed window above with pilastered moulded architrave with keyblock. Ground floor windows to left similar and round-headed, first-floor windows square-headed with ovolo-moulded frames. Original glazing 2 over 2-pane sashes with horizontal glazing bars, some altered. Same arrangement mirrored to right of centre. End houses slightly broken forward and gabled to the front with 2 round-headed windows on the ground floor and a similar first-floor pair. No.12 has steps up to a front door on the left return and has a gabled projection with 2 round-headed windows. No.20 has a C20 addition to the return. INTERIOR: Not inspected but likely to retain features of interest. A good, well-preserved, stuccoed terrace using many details borrowed from contemporary Torquay villas. (1st edition 1866 OS: CXV1.10).

Listing NGR: SX9156264403

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National Grid Reference: SX 91547 64375

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