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HER Number:MDV22991
Name:1 Courtenay Park Road, Newton Abbot


Mid 19th century house, now offices.


Grid Reference:SX 866 709
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
Ecclesiastical ParishWOLBOROUGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SE/182
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Department of Environment, 1983, Newton Abbot, 3 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV298253.

Nos 1 and 1A Courtenay Park Road. Mid 19th century pair, not uniform. Italianate style. Two storeys stuccoed with slate roof. Two gables project forward. Long and short quoins. Band between floors. Three windows in all. Two first floor windows are tripartitie with curved heads. Tripartite ground floor windows with cornices and brackets.

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

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

1 Courtenay Park Road. House, now offices. Mid 19th century. Painted stucco, shallow-pitched hipped slate roof with wide eaves, no stacks. L-plan with 20th century rear wing. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 3-window range. Rusticated quoins; sash windows; moulded architraves and bracketed sills to 6/6-pane first-floor windows without horns to south and east fronts, plain openings to the north; first-floor plat band. The projecting left-hand range to the east entrance front has a pediment-type gable between the quoins; to the first floor is a semicircular-arched window with radial glazing bars; to the ground floor is a large flat-roofed rectangular bay with a full-height tripartite 6/9-pane sash window, each light is flanked by pilasters with moulded caps; similar 2/3-pane sashes to the returns of the bay; plain frieze and moulded cornice. In the angle of the left and right-hand ranges, a square-plan 2-storey porch has 4/4-pane sashes to the first floor, a simple door and overlight flanked by pilasters similar to those of the left-hand bay and a similar cornice, a small semicircular-arched window to the right return lights the porch. To the ground floor of the right-hand range is 6/9-pane sash window with a raised surround and cornice on consoles. The 3-window range left return facing Courtlands Road has a similar gabled range to the left over a single-storey canted bay, probably later 19th century, and other windows similar to those at the front right. INTERIOR: not inspected. Part of the Courtenay Park development, laid out in 1854. Date listed: 26th March 1975. Amended: 11th December 1996.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV298253List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1983. Newton Abbot. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 3.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV91531Related to: 1a Courtenay Park Road, Newton Abbot (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 12 2012 12:48PM