THE COTTAGE, TORRE ABBEY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1207700
Date first listed:
09-Feb-1988
Statutory Address:
THE COTTAGE, TORRE ABBEY, AVENUE ROAD
Statutory Address:
THE COTTAGE, TORRE ABBEY, THE KING'S DRIVE

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE COTTAGE, TORRE ABBEY, AVENUE ROAD
Statutory Address:
THE COTTAGE, TORRE ABBEY, THE KING'S DRIVE

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

District:
Torbay (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 90677 63890

Details

TORQUAY

SX9063 AVENUE ROAD 885-1/17/93 (East side) 09/02/88 The Cottage, Torre Abbey

GV II

Small detached house, formerly the gardener's cottage to Torre Abbey, The King's Drive, (qv). Late C19 with late C20 additions. Red breccia to principal elevations; local grey limestone with a crazed finish to lesser elevations. Terracotta dressings; slate roof, gabled at ends with deep eaves with cusped bargeboards and heavy pendants; peaked ridge tiles. Stack with brick shaft and old chimney pots. Very late example of Gothick style. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic All windows with chamfered arched heads and terracotta surrounds, glazed with tall 2-pane sashes. Asymmetrical 3-window north elevation, gabled to the front to the right. Recessed front door under deep porch hood on brackets covered with shaped slates. Lancets to either side, triple lancet to gable, smaller window to left of door; archway to garden alongside at far left. Right return has smaller gable and triple window. Rear (south) elevation gabled with 2 lancets. East elevation with doorway into left-hand outshut, 1-light ground floor window, 2-light window in the gable. INTERIOR: Not inspected but may retain features of interest. HISTORY: One of a group of 3 coeval estate workers' houses around the entrance gates to Torre Abbey.

Listing NGR: SX9067663892

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
390471
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: 03 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/05594/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ernie W. King. Source Historic England Archive
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