GREENWOOD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1206861
Date first listed:
02-May-1974
Statutory Address:
GREENWOOD, TORWOOD GARDENS ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
GREENWOOD, TORWOOD GARDENS ROAD

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

District:
Torbay (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 92407 63558

Details

TORQUAY

SX9263 TORWOOD GARDENS ROAD 885-1/18/279 (South West side) 02/05/74 Greenwood

GV II

Villa. c1840s; late C20 alterations including raised roof for conversion to flats. Plastered; slate mansard roof; stacks with rendered shafts with bands and projecting cornices. Classical style. PLAN: Square on plan with an entrance on the SW side form Torwood Gardens. Interior replanned. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys to the road, 3 to the park. Plain pilasters, eaves band below projecting cornice with blocking course; first-floor string. 3-bay entrance front, centre bay broken forward and pedimented with wide chimney shaft over. Tall pilastered doorway with cornice; incised panels to reveals; C20 front door; round-headed arches to overlight. Ground-floor windows in original embrasures, reglazed with 2-pane horned sashes. Similar first-floor centre window with floating cornice on brackets, flanked by round-headed niches. Left return in similar style but 3 storeys with later 2-storey canted bay. Several windows reglazed with aluminium sashes. Right return similar with small-pane stair sash. Elevation overlooking park has blind niches to centre bay on first and second floor, flanked by triplet windows with floating cornices to the second floor and pediments on consoles to the first. Four C20 ground-floor windows. INTERIOR: Stair with turned balusters probably original, C20 alterations to partitions. One of a number villas informally grouped around a public park.

Listing NGR: SX9240763558

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
390849
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: 24 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/08114/31
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Mike Thompson. Source Historic England Archive
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