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A Grade II Listed Building in Modbury, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3499 / 50°20'59"N

Longitude: -3.8861 / 3°53'9"W

OS Eastings: 265910

OS Northings: 51696

OS Grid: SX659516

Mapcode National: GBR Q9.7HHN

Mapcode Global: FRA 28R3.MW2

Entry Name: Kingsland

Listing Date: 26 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108055

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99700

Location: Modbury, South Hams, Devon, PL21

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Modbury

Built-Up Area: Modbury

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Modbury St George

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 6451-6551
(east side)

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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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