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Nos 24 and 26 Church House Including Front Garden Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Brixham, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.3932 / 50°23'35"N

Longitude: -3.5154 / 3°30'55"W

OS Eastings: 292379

OS Northings: 55909

OS Grid: SX923559

Mapcode National: GBR QX.7NDQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 38J0.89H

Entry Name: Nos 24 and 26 Church House Including Front Garden Wall

Listing Date: 18 October 1949

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195169

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383539

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 All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


SX9255 BOLTON STREET, Lower Brixham
1946-1/7/129 (East side)
18/10/49 Nos.24 AND 26
Church House (No.26) including front
garden wall


Pair of cottages, No.26 now used as Church House. Probably
early C18 with minor early C19 alterations. Solid roughcast
walls. Slated roof. Large roughcast chimneys with tapered caps
on right gable-end and on party-wall between Nos 24 & 26.
No.26 has 2-room plan, the left-hand room considerably the
larger. Single-flight staircase between the rooms, opening
directly from front door. One long meeting room on upper
floor. No.24 single-fronted. 2 storeys. 6 windows wide; 2 of
them at No.24, four at No.26. Six-panelled doors with 4-paned
fanlights; flat moulded hoods on long shaped brackets, the
hood at No.26 significantly the larger. Original door at No.24
with flush bottom panels, the top panels now glazed; door at
No.26 is a late C20 replacement. Windows have box-framed
barred sashes; 6 over 6 panes at No.24, 8 over 8 panes at
No.26. The 2 upper-storey windows at No.24 have moulded
flush-frames; other frames are plain, with those at No.26
slightly recessed. Coved moulded eaves-cornice. Rear wall has
small-paned sashes.
INTERIOR: ground-floor rooms at No.26 have panelled shutters.
Left-hand room has fireplace with moulded cornice; right-hand
room also reported to have old fireplace. Stair has wooden
gallery balustrade with thin square balusters; oblong-section
newel with moulded top. At head of stair an old cupboard with
plank door and strap-hinges. First-floor room has fireplace
with moulded cornice. Exposed feet of roof-trusses boarded in.
4-panelled doors throughout the house. No.24 not inspected.
Subsidiary features: Low stone rubble garden wall with
rendered chamfered coping; original railings. Rendered piers
with pyramidal caps. To right of the house, fronting a
side-garden, the wall rises to a height of approx 1.75m.

Listing NGR: SX9237955909

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