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Latitude: 50.718 / 50°43'4"N
Longitude: -3.5278 / 3°31'39"W
OS Eastings: 292244
OS Northings: 92047
OS Grid: SX922920
Mapcode National: GBR P1.96RM
Mapcode Global: FRA 37H5.X1L
Plus Code: 9C2RPF9C+6V
Entry Name: Friars Lodge
Listing Date: 23 June 2000
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1380689
English Heritage Legacy ID: 481013
Location: Exeter, Devon, EX2
Electoral Ward/Division: St David's
Built-Up Area: Exeter
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Exeter St Leonard
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 9292 SW MELBOURNE PLACE
871/6/10073 (West side)
23-JUN-00 Friars Lodge
Large house divided into flats. c.1830s with later alterations. Mass wall construction, stuccoed and painted; slate roof; stacks with rendered shafts with bands.
Plan: Large rectangular block with entrance on the W side with stair beyond and service block to rear.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-bay front with front door to left. Deep moulded cornice and eavesband below parapet. Steps up to pilastered doorcase with entablature and cornice; doorcase with panelled reveals. Windows have moulded architraves and are glazed with 12-pane hornless sashes; 2 windows to ground floor; 3 windows to first floor, the centre window blocked. The right return preserves 2 first and 2 ground floor similar windows plus two small C20 windows. The end of the service block at the right end has no parapet and a hipped slate roof and had 12-pane hornless sashes.
INTERIOR: partially inspected. Original staircase survives with stick balusters and mahogany handrail; ground floor shutters survive and there may be other features of interest.
Group value in an area of mixed high quality and modest housing of the first half of the C19.
Listing NGR: SX9224492047
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