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Brixton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Brixton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3518 / 50°21'6"N

Longitude: -4.0361 / 4°2'10"W

OS Eastings: 255241

OS Northings: 52190

OS Grid: SX552521

Mapcode National: GBR Q2.272X

Mapcode Global: FRA 28F3.HF2

Entry Name: Brixton House

Listing Date: 19 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107858

English Heritage Legacy ID: 100284

Location: Brixton, South Hams, Devon, PL8

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Brixton

Built-Up Area: Brixton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text

Brixton House


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

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