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HER Number:MDV22957
Name:Seymour, 74 Seymour Road, Newton Abbot


Mid 19th century house altered in the 1980s. Painted stucco, roof re-clad with concrete tiles. Now three dwellings.


Grid Reference:SX 860 716
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
Ecclesiastical ParishHIGHWEEK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SE/243
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 464533

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.

House named as Seymour on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map.

Department of Environment, 1983, Newton Abbot, 32 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV298253.

No 74, Seymour Road. Mid 19th century L-shaped house of 2-storeys stuccoed. Slate roof. Bracket eaves cornice. Three windows. Right side window in projecting open pediment. Two double round- headed windows. Tuscan porch in angle of l having round-headed doorcase with decoration glazing bars to fanlight.

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.

Seymour, 74 Seymour Road. House, now three dwellings. Circa 1850 (date 1853 scratched on roof lead); altered 1980s. Painted stucco, roof re-clad in concrete tiles, stacks truncated below roof, except for small axial stack at centre. PLAN: L-plan with 20th century porch and cloakroom in the angle at front and large rear wing extended and remodelled in 1980s. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 3-window range with 20th century porch in angle of right-hand projecting gable. Deep enriched eaves cornice with modillions and dentils, open pedimental gables; paired semicircular-arched windows with sashes, 3-light window ground floor left; 20th century Tuscan prostyle porch with panelled soffit over a half-glazed door with 9 panes to the top and 2 panels to the base, and a semicircular fanlight of a circular pane flanked by paired drop mouchettes. Similar open-pedimented left-hand gable with similar fenestration. Rear wing retains some 6/6-pane sashes but otherwise altered with ground-floor windows made into doorways. INTERIOR: some 4-panel doors in moulded architraves; two rooms to the ground floor have panelled shutters to the windows and ceiling cornices, the room to the right has a cornice with a guilloche frieze to the wall and fern-type leaves to the ceiling. Chimneypieces replaced. Open-well open string staircase with stick balusters and moulded mahogany handrail wreathed over curtail. 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. 32.
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: #83526 ]
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:Feb 23 2012 11:16AM