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A Grade II Listed Building in Brixham, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.3873 / 50°23'14"N

Longitude: -3.5236 / 3°31'25"W

OS Eastings: 291781

OS Northings: 55271

OS Grid: SX917552

Mapcode National: GBR QX.8095

Mapcode Global: FRA 38H0.YXD

Entry Name: Sunpark

Listing Date: 18 October 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195109

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383705

Location: Brixham, Torbay, TQ5

County: Torbay

Civil Parish: Brixham

Built-Up Area: Brixham

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Brixham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


SX9155 PARK AVENUE, Higher Brixham
1946-1/6/268 (South West side)


House. 1930s. Modern Movement house to the designs of Melville
H. Aubin. Mainly brick, painted white with blue (replacing
original green) painting of windows and rainwater goods with
flat sun roof with railings; stack with pair of tall rendered
shafts linked by horizontal bar.
Plan: entrance into hall, stair in turret to left. Living room
and dining room to right in lower-roofed block, bowed to front
and rear, kitchen to left, behind stair, with shallow
projecting stack. Stair turret rises to give access to small
room on top of sun roof.
Exterior: very complete. 2 storeys with taller stair turret
and sun room on roof. Asymmetrical 3-window front of 3
staggered blocks. Iron windows with glazing bars; ribbon
wrap-around windows to the bowed front to the right. Tall
stair turret to left with 3 windows. Lower-roofed porch block
in centre, slightly set back, with projecting porch canopy
supported on post at right and forming balcony to first-floor
room above. Original oak front door. Bow-ended block to right,
broken forward. The right return has paired slit windows to
each floor. Sun room on roof has large windows on 3 sides.
INTERIOR: very unaltered except for light switches and most
light fittings and wall decoration. Plywood joinery with
original door furniture; original tiled chimneypieces; parquet
floors. Original kitchen including sink, fitted shelving and
cupboards; original bathroom with green wall tiles and
patterned floor. This is an almost perfectly preserved example
of a Modern Movement house.

Listing NGR: SX9178155271

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

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