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HER Number:MDV22953
Name:Devon Villa, 98 Queen Street, Newton Abbot


Mid 19th century villa, an outlying part of the Courtenay Park development laid out in the mid 19th century.


Grid Reference:SX 864 713
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
Ecclesiastical ParishWOLBOROUGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SE/238
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 464503

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1983, Newton Abbot, 29 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV298253.

No 98 (Devon Villa), Queen Street. Circa 1840. An outlying building of the Courtenay Park developement. Two storeys stuccoed. Slate roof. Central pediment breaking forward. Long and short quoins. Three windows, including 2 tripartite sashes. Central dormer with round-headed opening. Round-headed doorcase.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

Devon Villa and attached walls and gate piers, 98 Queen Street. House. Mid 19th century. Painted stucco and freestone dressings, hipped slate roof with wide eaves and moulded stacks to the returns. PLAN: Double-depth. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; symmetrical 3-window range. Plain eaves and first-floor bands; banded pilasters to the ground-floor angles, rusticated quoins to first floor; horizontal glazing bars to 2/2-pane sash windows with bracketed sills; plinth. The higher gabled central entrance bay, surmounted by good cornice, is stepped slightly forward with a small circular window to the apex over paired semicircular-arched first-floor windows and doorcase with a moulded archivolt. Ranges to the sides are canted slightly back with tripartite windows, those to first floor at eaves level with moulded caps to pilasters; ground-floor windows have banded pilasters and plain pediments. Left return has a moulded architrave to a 6/6-pane sash window on the first floor. INTERIOR: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: the house is fronted by roll-edged plinths to former railings which curve in to meet a flight of 7 steps flanked by 20th century railings to the door. To the left are two pyramidal-capped gate piers to a carriage entrance, to the right is one pier to a service entrance. HISTORY: the house is in an outlying part of the Courtenay Park development, laid out in 1854. Date listed: 22nd March 1983.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV298253List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1983. Newton Abbot. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 29.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #83522 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 14 2020 1:09PM