BRIXTON HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1107858
Date first listed:
19-Jul-1984
Statutory Address:
BRIXTON HOUSE, MAIN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
BRIXTON HOUSE, MAIN STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Devon
District:
South Hams (District Authority)
Parish:
Brixton
National Grid Reference:
SX 55241 52189

Details

SX 55 SE BRIXTON MAIN STREET, BRIXTON 4/3 Brixton House

II

House. Circa late C18 or early C19 house with west front added in 1835 by George Wightwick for Henry Collins-Splatt, and with circa 1850 and late C19 alterations. Rendered stone. The original house has double span gable-ended slate roof. The west front has slate hipped roof. Parapet, moulded cornice and moulded string course. Two storeys. Five bays. Sash windows with glazing bars moulded eaved architraves. Right hand windows blind. Centre first floor Venetian window with blind side lights, cornice, and pediment on consoles over centre light. Ground floor large circa 1850, porch and porte-cochiere with Corinthian pilastered corner piers and two Corinthian columns between supporting an entablature with a balustrade. South garden front has mid C19 two storey square and splayed bays. Interior: Corinthian columns to hall screen. Hall also has later C19 Jacobean style wooden chimneypiece and staircase. Drawing room has marble chimneypiece with iron stove on casters which allow it to be drawn forward for cleaning. Circa 1900 chimneypiece in dining room. There is a monument in the church to Henry Collins-Splatt 1800-1891. Reference H Colvin, Biographical Directory of British Architects.

Listing NGR: SX5529552181

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
100284
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Colvin, H M, A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840, (1978)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 01 Mar 2005
Reference: IOE01/11908/36
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Gerald Rendle. Source Historic England Archive
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