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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 92328 67392



SX9267 WATCOMBE BEACH ROAD, Watcombe 885-1/6/463 (North side) 10/01/75 Washington House (Formerly Listed as: WATCOMBE BEACH ROAD, Watcombe Watcombe Court and Washington House)


Formerly known as: Watcombe Court WATCOMBE BEACH ROAD Watcombe. Shown on OS map as Watcombe House. Villa. 1858 Plastered; slate roof with lead rolls and wrought-iron finials; stacks with rendered shafts. PLAN: Rectangular on plan, facing east towards the sea with an entrance on the south side. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Very deep eaves with dentil cornice; eaves band; projecting strings at first floor level; rusticated quoins. 6-window main (garden) elevation, arranged as 3:3 bays. The 3 left-hand bays have round-headed ground floor windows with moulded architraves; first floor windows with shouldered architraves, floating cornices and consoles to the sills preserve their original 12-pane sashes. To the right, a 2-storey canted bay, the ground-floor windows round-headed with moulded architraves and stained glass above the transoms. First-floor windows 2-pane sashes with moulded architraves and sill blocks. Projecting porch with pilasters, and projecting cornice below parapet is sited in angle with the left return. C20 conservatory added across left return. INTERIOR: Not inspected but said to preserve an original staircase and plaster cornices.

Listing NGR: SX9232867392


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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: 03 Nov 2002
Reference: IOE01/09574/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Keith Mackenzie. Source Historic England Archive
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