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HER Number:MDV23034
Name:10 Highweek Road, Newton Abbot


Mid 19th century detached house, now part of a school.


Grid Reference:SX 855 715
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
Ecclesiastical ParishHIGHWEEK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SE/228
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

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.

Building marked as Rose Hill on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map.

Department of Environment, 1983, Newton Abbot, 21 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV298253.

No 10 Highweek Road. Mid 19th century. Two storeys stuccoed. Hipped slate roof. Three sashes with glazing bars intact. Round-headed doorcase. Garden elevation has a verandah and pilasters with 2 intertwined ropes with demale masks.

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

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

10 Highweek Road. Detached house, now part of a school. Mid19th century. Incised stucco to the front, 20th century painted roughcast to the rest; hipped slate roof with tall stacks to both returns, one to the left and 2 to the right. PLAN: double-depth with a late 19th century two-storey flat-roofed rear wing. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; symmetrical 3-window range to the garden front, unusually with a niche instead of door to the centre. 8/8-pane sash windows to the first floor; French windows flank a full-height hemi-spherical -topped niche to the ground floor; pilasters, with mask to the tops of boldly incised intertwining lines have a blank space where a former verandah was attached. 2 glazing bar sashes and doorway in right return. The 6-panel door with a cast-iron wreath knocker under a semicircular fanlight with a circular pane to the centre, and a chamfered archivolt. INTERIOR: not inspected but noted as having panelled shutters to the ground floor. 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. 21.
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).
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV23035Related to: Gate piers at 10 Highweek Road, Newton Abbot (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 12 2012 1:06PM