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St Olave's Church House st Olave's Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Exeter, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7224 / 50°43'20"N

Longitude: -3.5351 / 3°32'6"W

OS Eastings: 291735

OS Northings: 92540

OS Grid: SX917925

Mapcode National: GBR P0.Q4S5

Mapcode Global: FRA 37H5.DM7

Entry Name: St Olave's Church House st Olave's Rectory

Listing Date: 29 January 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1239675

English Heritage Legacy ID: 417656

Location: Exeter, Devon, EX4

County: Devon

District: Exeter

Town: Exeter

Electoral Ward/Division: St David's

Built-Up Area: Exeter

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Central Exeter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

(South Side)
St Olave's Church House
St Olave's Rectory
SX 9192 NE 2/350 29.1.53
Two adjoining 3 storey, 3 window stucco houses in attractive walled garden. Built
and occupied by James Golsworthy, lessee of Exeter Waterworks 1808-33. Modillion
cornices, sash windows with wood architraves. Fascia with serrated edge to porches
and verandahs, carried along at 1st floor level. Iron balustrade to ground floor.
Church House has one ground floor bow. Interior has good top-lighted staircase
in circular well. Tablet on garden wall records the Waterworks having been "contrived"
in 1694 and improved by James Golsworthy in 1811. This was probably by the introduction
of iron pipes, the first in England.

Listing NGR: SX9173592540

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

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