TORRE ABBEY COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1206872
Date first listed:
09-Feb-1988
Statutory Address:
TORRE ABBEY COTTAGE, 1, WALNUT ROAD
Statutory Address:
TORRE ABBEY COTTAGE, FALKLAND ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
TORRE ABBEY COTTAGE, 1, WALNUT ROAD
Statutory Address:
TORRE ABBEY COTTAGE, FALKLAND ROAD

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

District:
Torbay (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 90628 63896

Details

TORQUAY

SX9063 WALNUT ROAD 885-1/17/298 (South side) 09/02/88 No.1 Torre Abbey Cottage

GV II

Small detached house. c1900. Flemish bond brick, some timber-framing with rendered panels; slate roof, half-hipped at ends with some pierced ridge tiles; stacks with tall brick shafts with corbelled caps. South eastern Vernacular Revival style. PLAN: Irregular L-plan with a porch on the west side in the corner between 2 blocks. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Deep eaves; brick plinth; first floor with 2 shallow jetties between brick cheeks with stone corbels. Asymmetrical one-window west front, projecting wing to the right. Open timber porch with gabled roof to the left, into the set-back block. Small-pane French window in end of wing with flanking glazed panels and segmental arched head. First-floor French window above in jettied section, onto timber balcony with boarded balustrade pierced with roundels. Other elevations in a similar style with segmental-headed ground-floor windows. INTERIOR: Not inspected but may retain features of interest. HISTORY: Sited close to the entrance of Torre Abbey; one of a group of estate buildings, for the Cary family, long-time owners of the Abbey; formerly the butler's house.

Listing NGR: SX9062863896

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
390880
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: 09 Feb 2002
Reference: IOE01/08766/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Robert W Keniston. Source Historic England Archive
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