Brookside Including Garden Wall To Rear

2 Sep 2003
Brookside Including Garden Wall To Rear, Silver Street, Thorverton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX5 5LT
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SS 90 SW THORVERTON SILVER STREET, Thorverton 8/153 Brookside, No 5 including garden - wall to the rear GV II House. C18 or earlier, refurbished in the circa early C19. Whitewashed rendered cob and stone ; slate roof, hipped at ends ; axial stack'with brick shaft, rear right lateral stack.

Plan Single depth plan, 3 rooms wide with entrance to right of centre into a stair hall, heated principal rooms on either side and an extra room at the left end which has a separate entrance on the front and was formerly heated from the axial stack.

Exterior 2 storeys. 1:3 window front, symmetrical at the right end with steps up to a recessed panelled front door with panelled reveals and soffit and a rectangular fanlight with glazing bars. The doorway has pilasters with recessed panelling and a cornice and is flanked by circa early C19 16-pane sashes, 3 first floor 4 over 8 pane sashes above. To the left there is a further door into the left end service room, half-glazed with a flat porch canopy carried on moulded brackets, 4 over 8 pane sash sashes above. There is a curious arched recess with a sill on the left return.

Interior Joinery of both the C18 and C19 the former including cupboard doors and 2- panel first floor door, the latter a stick baluster stair with a ramped handrail.

Probably C19 pump in working order in service room.

Roof Tie beam design with a timber wall plate and sawn timbers, some of the main trusses with secondary collars, probably early C19, but with evidence of a change in roof pitch at the front. A curved cob and stone wall to the rear garden is included in the listing.

Group value with other detached houses in Silver Street.

Listing NGR: SS9267202070


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1156 IOE Records taken by Robert W Keniston; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Robert W Keniston. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Keniston, Robert W

Rights Holder: Keniston, Robert W


Cob, Render, Slate, Stone, Stuart House, Georgian Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling, Wall, Barrier