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Eveleigh House

A Grade II Listed Building in Brixham, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.3891 / 50°23'20"N

Longitude: -3.5163 / 3°30'58"W

OS Eastings: 292302

OS Northings: 55454

OS Grid: SX923554

Mapcode National: GBR QX.7VJJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 38J0.MWR

Entry Name: Eveleigh House

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195185

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383587

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


SX9255 DOCTORS ROAD, Higher Brixham
1946-1/7/82 (West side)
10/01/75 Eveleigh House


Detached house, now flats. Early C19. Solid rendered walls.
Hipped pantiled roof. Rendered chimney on middle of right side
of roof. 2 small chimneys on left side wall. Double-fronted
and at least 2 rooms deep. 2 storeys. Picturesque Gothic
style. Symmetrical 3-window front, with central doorway. All
openings have pointed, incurving arches. Half-glazed C20 door;
fanlight with intersecting glazing bars following the curve of
the arch. Windows have 2-light wood casements (French window
in ground storey) with small-paned glazing and margin-panes; 4
panes per light in ground storey, 3 above; transom-lights
matching fanlight of front door. Upper-storey windows have
slatted external shutters with tops curved to match the
arches. Deep flat eaves-cornice, continued round all 4 sides
of building. Similar window, but with flat head and no
transom-light, in ground storey of right side wall. Rear wall
(fronting Eveleigh Close) has 5 flat-headed windows with
6-paned sashes. Left side wall altered, with several lean-to
projections, including a weatherboarded closet in upper
storey. Of a type associated with the Gillard family in
Brixham; Mr Gillard built the villas for himself and his
daughters, the other examples being Burton Villa, Burton
Street, and Norton House and Aylmer on Milton Street (qv).

Listing NGR: SX9230255454

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