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2, Broad Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Modbury, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3492 / 50°20'56"N

Longitude: -3.8866 / 3°53'11"W

OS Eastings: 265873

OS Northings: 51616

OS Grid: SX658516

Mapcode National: GBR Q9.7HCJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 28R3.MPX

Entry Name: 2, Broad Street

Listing Date: 25 January 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325094

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99659

Location: Modbury, South Hams, Devon, PL21

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Modbury

Built-Up Area: Modbury

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Modbury St George

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

MODBURY BROAD STREET
SX 6451-6551
(north side)
7/66
No 2 (formerly known as
Central Stores (W J
Perkins)

GV II

House and shop in row. Mid to late C19 frontage on C18 body. Cement rendered
front, slate hanging to gables and back, slurried slate roof to half-hip, right,
decorative terracotta ridge tiles. Three storeys and attic, 2 + 2 windows; at
ground floor left part has canted bay plate glass C19 display windows with thin
mullions to capitals, flanking C20 glazed doors, right part a C20 display front
and door. Left part with fascia and moulded cornice returned at ends, under
slightly projecting flat roof. First floor has 4-pane and second floor 12-gone
sashes; all in flat raised architraves; right gable has small C20 3-light case-
ment to attic. Back includes arched sash in projecting stair turret. Deep box
eaves. Interior has, first floor left a complete C18 room with painted fielded
panelling, shutters, dado rail and panels, and fire surround with pilasters and
with fluted keystone. Panelled doors. Ceiling has central plaster panel to
slight scrolls surrounded by series of four patti as musicians, 4 heads all
connected by rococo swags; the whole in shallow modelling but of high quality.
Adjoining room has one wall panelled, and moulded cornice to this wall only.
Several good C18 panelled doors. Tight dog-let stair with winders, runs from
first to second floor, has square newels, moulded handrail, twisted balusters to
closed string. Attached to the back of the building, and independant of it are
Nos 1-4 The Court, rear not of special interest.
(NMR has photograph of the plaster ceiling).


Listing NGR: SX6587351616

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