Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1108072

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 25-Jan-1990



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County: Devon

District: South Hams (District Authority)

Parish: Modbury

National Grid Reference: SX 65917 51575


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MODBURY GALPIN STREET SX 6451-6551 (south side) 7/149 Brooke House (formerly 25.1.67 listed as Brook House)


House, now Residential Home. Early C18. Coursed and squared thin-bedded granite, rendered gable return, left, steep-pitched hipped slate roof. Symmetrical 5-bay front but set across steep slope, giving two storeys left and 3 storeys right. Lower floor, right, has C20 casement in original opening and a 6-panel door with hood on brackets; at ground and first floors are 12-pane, sashes to moulded flush, architraves, stone cills. At ground floor with stone voussoirs and keystone under plain string course, and at first floor to coved cornice. Central 6-panel door under square overlight with radial fanlight in doorcase with slender Doric half-columns and full entablature with segmental pediment, all set to flight of 8 granite steps with simple iron rail balustrade, and a stepped platform to the main street pavement. At back a hipped stair turret, incorporated in later extensions, and some upvc sashes, and two small raking dormers. Small stack. Interior: stick stair with mahogany handrail through large elliptical arched opening to central hall; top flight of stair, to roof space, retains the C18 turned balusters. Simple A-frame roof. Many good C18 panelled doors. The extra bay on the corner of New Street, now part of this property, is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: SX6591751575


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Legacy System number: 99744

Legacy System: LBS

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