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HER Number:MDV23002
Name:25 to 29 Courtenay Park Road, Newton Abbot


Mid 19th century terrace. Part of the Courtenay Park development laid out in 1854.


Grid Reference:SX 865 712
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
Ecclesiastical ParishWOLBOROUGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SE/193
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Department of Environment, 1983, Newton Abbot, 7 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV298253.

Nos 25 to 29 Courtenay Park Road. Mid 19th century terrace. Three storeys stuccoed with slate roofs. Six gables. Eleven mullioned and transomed casements in all, some with hood moulding. No 27 has elaborate wooden gabled porch with trefoil decorations.

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

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

25-29 Courtenay Park Road. Terrace of five houses, now mostly flats. Mid 19th century. Painted stucco, contiuous slate roof with moulded stacks to ends and party walls. PLAN: double-depth plans with rear additions. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attics; symmetrical 11 window range to the terrace, central 3 houses are 3-window range, terminal houses are one-window range to the front. Originally 6 forward-facing gables had timber finials and pendants and windows had label moulds, now only Nos 25 and 26 (to the left) retain them. Nos 25, 27 and 29 (ends and centre) have large stepped-forward gables, Nos 26 and 28 have smaller gables in stepped-forward entrance ranges. Mostly 2-light windows to the attics, 2 and 3-lights to the first and ground floors with timber mullions and transoms. The end houses have entrances in the returns. No.27 to the centre has a substantial c1860 gabled porch with chamfered cross-bracing and fretted mouchettes to a set-back entrance range and a similar front gate. INTERIOR: No.27 has panelled shutters, some 4-panel doors and a moulded cornice. No.28 is now a dental surgery. 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. 7.
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 25 2012 12:04PM