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Statutory Address:

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

South Hams (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 65910 51696


MODBURY BROWNSTON STREET SX 6451-6551 (east side) 7/108 Kingsland 26.1.67 GV II

Former Philosophical Institute, now house. 1840. Smooth rendered, slate roof. Set well back from road, on a high rubble plinth to the right side because of slope in land. Front is 2 storeys with pediment, 3 bays; ground floor has 2-light casements with horizontal bars and segmental heads set in sunk panels to segmental heads in grooved rustication and keystones, flanking heavy Ledolcian Doric portico with plain frieze and architrave; above a plain string three 2-light casements with transom and horizontal bars are framed by 4 Ionic columns carrying entablature and pediment. Right return wall is lofty, with 3-bay frontispiece to tripartite blocking, centre 2-light casement, otherwise blank. Back is hipped down and has two 16-pane sashes flanking a trompe l'oeil panel, with a small added lean-to. Large stacks centre to left and right flanks. Built as group with adjacent pair of houses.

Listing NGR: SX6591051696


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

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Date: 04 Jun 2004
Reference: IOE01/12294/30
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Derek Beauchamp. Source Historic England Archive
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