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HER Number:MDV22956
Name:62 and 64 Seymour Road, Newton Abbot


Mid 19th century villa in castellated style. Now two dwellings.


Grid Reference:SX 861 717
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
Ecclesiastical ParishHIGHWEEK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SE/242
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 464531

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Building marked as The Castle on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map.

Department of Environment, 1983, Newton Abbot, 31 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV298253.

Nos 62 and 64 Seymour Road. Mid 19th century villa in castellated style. Two storeys rendered. Front has 7 windows with central 3-light canted bay through all floors. Mullioned and transomed casements. Crenellated parapet with pseudo-machicolations to no 64. Three storey tower to side with chimney concealed in turret. Crenellated porches.

1995, Jetty Marsh Link Road - Stage 2. Newton Abbot. Environmental Assessment Final Report (Report - Assessment). SDV319805.

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

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

62 and 64 Seymour Road. House, now two dwellings. Mid 19th century. Render, slate roof with moulded stacks to rear right and two flanking the central room. PLAN: complex L-plan with large 3-storey service wing to the rear left corner. EXTERIOR: the front facing west, is 2 storeys with cellars; 7-window range with wood cross windows set in chamfered architraves. The building is surrounded by a castellated slightly projecting parapet with blocks below simulating machicolation; rendered rusticated quoins; raised rusticated architraves to cross windows with 2-pane casements to bases. No.62 to the right has a large canted and castellated bay to the inside right higher than the parapet. A single-storey castellated enclosed porch is set in the angle between the bay and the projecting right-hand range. The outer moulded pointed-arched door has vertical panels, the inner door is also panelled with a polychromatic tiled floor between. No.64, the former service wing to the left, has entrances in the left return, south garden front. 3-storey 3-window range with similar windows, those to the centre of the upper floors are blind. A castellated single-storey block to the right has 20th century windows and doors. INTERIOR: panelled shutters; moulded cornices and ceiling roses. The central ground-floor room has a white marble fireplace flanked by Tuscan pillars, the room to the left has a black marble fireplace, both, and those to the first floor have later 19th century cast-iron arch-plate grates, the bedroom in the canted bay has panelled shutters. The staircase against the rear wall projects into the rear hall, is open-well, open-string, with fretted-ends, stick balusters and a mahogany rail wreathed at top and to both sides of the base. The interior of No.64 is said to be altered. 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. 31.
SDV319805Report - Assessment: 1995. Jetty Marsh Link Road - Stage 2. Newton Abbot. Environmental Assessment Final Report. Babtie Group. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #83525 ]
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:May 24 2012 10:23AM