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Trosbie Cottage, Including Front Garden Wall and Gate Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Brixham, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.3855 / 50°23'7"N

Longitude: -3.521 / 3°31'15"W

OS Eastings: 291960

OS Northings: 55061

OS Grid: SX919550

Mapcode National: GBR QX.80ZN

Mapcode Global: FRA 38J0.S3D

Entry Name: Trosbie Cottage, Including Front Garden Wall and Gate Piers

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195136

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383666

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 MILTON STREET, Higher Brixham
1946-1/6/124 (South East side)
10/01/75 No.18
Trosbie Cottage, including front
garden wall and gate piers


House; formerly converted into service-wing of Norton House
(qv). Probably C17 or earlier, superficially remodelled in
early C19. Solid roughcast walls. Slated roof. Rendered
chimney on left end wall. Another on rear wall to right. 2
storeys. 3 windows wide. Centre doorway with late C20 glazed
wood porch. Ground storey has 2 wood casement windows of 3
lights, that to left with 2 panes per light, that to right
with 4 panes per light. Upper-storey windows have 2-light wood
casements: 6 panes per light with Gothic-glazed
transom-lights. Left side wall has 3-paned wood casement in
ground storey; 2-light wood casement with 2 panes per light in
upper storey. INTERIOR not inspected. Described in 1975 list
as "altered but retains central passage, some ceiling beams.
Roof trusses remain but later purlins and collars removed."
Subsidiary features: front garden wall of stone rubble with
flat stone coping. Latter is ramped up in centre to a pair of
square stone rubble gate piers with flat stone caps. At
left-hand end it ramps up to another gate pier with flat stone
cap, although this pier does not project beyond the wall-face.
The left pier rises higher and has no cap. Both piers have
been repaired in red brick.

Listing NGR: SX9196055061

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

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