3-39 Ellacombe Road, Torquay, Torbay

3-39 Ellacombe Road, Torquay, Torbay
Photograph taken 23 September 2002 © Mr Robert W Keniston. Source Historic England Archive ref: 390598

A long terrace of 'working men's dwellings' built overlooking Ellacombe Green. They were given to the town by Sir Lawrence Palk in 1869 This was the date of his son's majority. These houses, along with others in Princes Road, form part of an exceptionally well-planned and designed group of mid 19th century workers' housing.

Location

Torbay Torquay

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Tags

house terrace worker planned charity philanthropy Victorian (1837 - 1901)