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Coastguard Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Brixham, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.3969 / 50°23'48"N

Longitude: -3.5104 / 3°30'37"W

OS Eastings: 292740

OS Northings: 56316

OS Grid: SX927563

Mapcode National: GBR QX.7HN5

Mapcode Global: FRA 38J0.46R

Entry Name: Coastguard Station

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Last Amended: 18 October 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1217809

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383656

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


SX9256SE KING STREET, Lower Brixham
1946-1/11/176 (North West side)
10/01/75 Coastguard Station
(Formerly Listed as:
Coastguard Station)


Head coastguard station for Brixham. Early C19; restored,
altered internally, and extended 1982-4. Stone rubble, partly
rendered. Slated roof, hipped towards the harbour. Rendered
chimneys with plain stepped caps. L-shaped, with 1982-4
addition in the angle of the L. South-west range formerly had
boathouse in basement. 2 storeys with basement where ground
falls away towards the harbour. South-west front 4 windows
wide. Segmental-headed windows in ground storey, with doorway
at right-hand end. Flat-headed windows in upper storey,
alternating with canted bay windows that are coved on the
underside. The other windows have flat eared architraves with
a projecting block on each jamb. Boxed eaves-cornice.
Gable-end facing harbour is similar. Wide segmental-arched
doorway with plain architrave in basement. Bay window in
storey above; 2 flat-headed windows in top storey. Rear range
similar in style but without bay windows. Small-paned sashes
throughout the building; all seem to have been renewed in
1982-4. INTERIOR almost entirely altered in 1982-4. One mid
C19 round-arched iron fireplace with hob grate survives on
upper floor.

Listing NGR: SX9274056316

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

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