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HER Number:MDV22995
Name:9, 10 and 11 Courtenay Park Road, Newton Abbot


Terrace of three Italianate style mid 19th century houses. Part of the Courtenay Park development laid out in 1854.


Grid Reference:SX 865 710
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
Ecclesiastical ParishWOLBOROUGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SE/186
  • 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, 5 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV298253.

Nos 9, 10 and 11 Courtenay Park Road. Mid19th century. A most unusual irregular terrace in the Italianate style. Two to three storeys stuccoed with slate roof. Five windows in all. On the right-hand side is a 3-storey Italianate type tower with hipped roof, with one triple round- headed window. Langard short quoins. Some of the other windows are round-headed.

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

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

Seymour House, 9, 10 and Tower House, 11 Courtenay Park Road. Terrace of three houses. Mid 19th century. MATERIALS: painted stucco, shallow-pitched roof with stack to rear of No.9 to the left. STYLE: Italianate. PLAN: double-depth plans. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys to Nos 9 and 10, 3 storeys to the tower of No.11 to the right; each house is 2-window range. Wides eaves and platbands, banded pilasters to the ground floors and rusticated quoins to upper floors. No.9 has a projecting gabled front right wing, to the first floor is a semicircular-arched 6/6-pane sash window with a raised surround, keystone, imposts and bracketed sill over an 8/8-pane sash in a raised surround with a cornice on fluted consoles. The doorcase in the angle of the set-back entrance range to the left has pilasters with moulded caps and a shallow plain pediment over a 4-panel door and 2-pane overlight. To the left is a 4/4-pane sash window and above is a 6/6-pane sash. No.10 to the centre has two plain 6/6-pane sash windows to the first floor and similar window with fluted consoles to cornice, door and doorcase to No.9 on the ground floor. No.11 to has a 3-storey belvedere tower to the left with wide bracketed eaves to a shallow hipped roof. To the front and right return it has pilasters with moulded caps and bracketed sills to triple windows, semicircular-arched with keystones to the second floor, under a shallow plain pediment to the first floor and under a cornice on fluted consoles to the ground floor. Windows to the upper floors of the right return are blind. The mullions have been removed to the ground-floor front. The set-back right 2-storey wing has a 20th century enclosed porch over the door. All the windows to No.11 are 20th century metal-framed. INTERIOR: not inspected. A good example of an Italianate terrace, asymmetrically composed with a belvedere in the Osborne manner. Part of the Courtenay Park development, laid out in 1854. Date listed: 26th March 1975.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV298253List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1983. Newton Abbot. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 5.
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: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 24 2012 3:32PM