THE GROVE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1207982
Date first listed:
10-Jan-1975
Statutory Address:
THE GROVE, BEACH ROAD

Map

Ordnance survey map of THE GROVE
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Location

Statutory Address:
THE GROVE, BEACH ROAD

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

District:
Torbay (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 93103 65336

Details

TORQUAY

SX96NW BEACH ROAD, Babbacombe 885-1/2/317 (South East side) 10/01/75 The Grove

GV II

House. c1840s - date of 1849 found on paintwork during renovations. Re-planned internally and thoroughly restored externally in the 1990s. Stuccoed and blocked out; slate roof; stacks with rendered shafts. Cottage ornee style. PLAN: Deep rectangular central staircase plan: some rear additions. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-bay front, the outer bays bowed and gabled to the front. Very deep eaves on massive brackets; pierced ornamental bargeboards with apex pendants. Central gabled porch with elaborate bargeboards and buttresses; Tudor-arched doorway. C20 French windows to outer bays; 2-light C20 timber casements to first floor, centre window with arched heads. INTERIOR: Modernized and replanned. This house is one of a collection of picturesque small houses built on the steep, wooded cliffside above Babbacombe beach. The house was derelict and vandalized prior to its thorough renovation.

Listing NGR: SX9310365336

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
390497
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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