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Conservative Club and Thomas Whitty House

A Grade II Listed Building in Axminster, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7815 / 50°46'53"N

Longitude: -2.9986 / 2°59'55"W

OS Eastings: 329691

OS Northings: 98468

OS Grid: SY296984

Mapcode National: GBR PG.J5Z4

Mapcode Global: FRA 47L0.ZHW

Entry Name: Conservative Club and Thomas Whitty House

Listing Date: 11 August 1950

Last Amended: 26 August 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309926

English Heritage Legacy ID: 87645

Location: Axminster, East Devon, Devon, EX13

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Axminster

Built-Up Area: Axminster

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Axminster St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

north east side

Conservative Club
and Autec House

the address shall be amended to read SILVER STREET
north east side

Conservative Club and
Thomas Whitty House


SY 29 98 (north east side)
11.8.50 Conservative Club and
GV Autec House (formerly
listed as Law Chambers
and Conservative Club)


C18 factory building. Once the Axminster Carpet Factory established in 1755 and
closed in 1835. Large dressed stone building. Tarred slate roof with stone coping to
gable ends. Situated on corner site with curved angle. Three storeys. Ten window
range. Segmental arched openings mostly with three-light multi-pane windows with
small central opening lights. All of second floor windows replaced with modern ones.
The first floor six right hand windows are large sashes complete with glazing bars and
in segmental arch openings. Three doorways with large entablatures and Tuscan
pilasters, the centre and right hand retain original flush panel doors. Right hand
segmental arched carriageway.

Listing NGR: SY2969198468

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

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