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HER Number:MDV23008
Name:8 and 10 Courtlands Road, Newton Abbot


Pair of semi-detached mid 19th century houses. Part of the Courtenay Park development laid out in 1854.


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/200
  • 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, 10 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV298253.

Nos 8 and 10 Courtlands rRad. Part of the Courtenay Park development. Mid19th century pair. Two storeys stuccoed. Slate roof. Four windows in all. Central pediment over 2 central windows. Four pilasters and cornice. Four sashes with glazing bars intact. French windows to front elevation. Doorcases in side elevation.

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

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

8 and 10 Courtlands Road. Semi-detached pair of houses, No.8 to the right is now two flats. Mid19th century. Painted stucco, shallow-pitched slate roof with moulded stacks to party wall and gable ends. Double-depth plan. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; symmetrical 4-window range with pedimented centre making 1:2:1 fenestration. Continuous cornice, frieze band, string string course and plinth. Moulded clasping pilasters to the quoins and pediment, moulded architraves to the first-floor 8/8-pane sash windows, eared and moulded architraves to the ground floor which has 9/12-pane sashes to the outer ranges, 12/16 panes to the inner left and French windows to the inner right-hand. The central 2 bays are stepped forward under a pediment. The returns have wide copings to the gables, eaves bands and pilasters to the rear quoins. Large semicircular-arched recesses have semicircular-arched windows to the first floor and entrances below. The C20 rendered rear has 19th century two-light windows. INTERIOR: not inspected. A good classical villa, part of the Courtenay Park development, laid out 1854. 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. 10.
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:Jun 12 2012 12:54PM