WATCOMBE HILL HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1206851
Date first listed:
10-Jan-1975
Statutory Address:
WATCOMBE HILL HOUSE, TEIGNMOUTH ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
WATCOMBE HILL HOUSE, TEIGNMOUTH ROAD

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

District:
Torbay (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 91962 67497

Details

TORQUAY

SX9267 TEIGNMOUTH ROAD, Watcombe 885-1/5/461 (South West side) 10/01/75 Watcombe Hill House

GV II

Villa. Said to be 1838 Plastered; slate hipped roof. Stacks with rendered shafts with bracketed cornices. PLAN: Overall rectangular plan with a double-depth south-facing main range, 2 rooms wide: entrance on east return into corridor from which stair rises: services in basement and to north west. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. 3-window entrance (east) elevation with deep eaves; eaves band and platband. Moulded doorcase with panelled reveals. Recessed front door with 6 fielded panels and unfortunate Georgian style fanlight cut into it. Ground-floor windows with moulded architraves: tall 16-pane sash to left, smaller 12-pane window to right. 3 first- floor 12-pane sashes. To the right a single-storey block with a parapet contains a 12-pane sash. Timber trellis verandah with tent roof with asbestos sheet tiles extends round left return on plain posts. 1:3-window garden (south) elevation with windows with moulded architraves. Ground-floor window left of main block a tall 12-pane sash; centre window blocked; right-hand window converted to French window. 3 first floor 12-pane sashes. Single-storey block at left end with tall 12-pane sash. C20 swimming pool addition at left end. INTERIOR: Original features include plaster cornices; panelled doors; stick baluster stair with mahogany handrail.

Listing NGR: SX9196267497

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
390818
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.

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