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HER Number:MDV91531
Name:1a Courtenay Park Road, Newton Abbot


Mid 19th century house, now a driving centre.


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

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)

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.

Driving Test Centre, 1A Courtenay Park Road. House, now a driving test centre. Mid 19th century. Painted stucco, wide bracketed eaves to a hipped slate roof with a moulded ridge stack to left of centre. L-plan with rear wing. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 1:2-window range. Plinth; banded quoins to the ground floor platband rusticated quoins to the first floor; moulded architraves to tripartite 4/4-pane sash windows without horns, those to the first floor segmental-headed with bracketed sills, those to the ground-floor front with cornices on consoles. The range to the left is set back with similar windows in the left return. The 2-window main range to the right steps forward under a shared hipped roof; two full-height gabled bays step further forward with rusticated quoins to all the angles; tripartite windows, those to the first floor under segmental arches. A plain door opening is set between the gabled bays. 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

MDV22991Related to: 1 Courtenay Park Road, Newton Abbot (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 12 2014 1:42PM