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HER Number:MDV11336
Name:Althea, King Street, Colyton


House, 18th century, ashlar with slate roof with gabled ends and moulded stone eaves cornice.


Grid Reference:SY 244 941
Map Sheet:SY29SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishColyton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCOLYTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY29SW/84
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 87856

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Early Medieval to XVIII - 1066 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1960, Axminster RD, 11 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV337333.

Range of three houses. Ashlar front and slate roof. Rusticated quoins. Brick and stone and flint stacks. 'Althea' has a doorway with pilasters and entablature. The others have square framed doorways with projecting keystones. Two-storeyed. Sashes and casements, the latter with leaded lights. All windows have moulded stone frames with projecting keystones.18th century.

Department of Environment, 1984, Colyton, 56 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV131633.

House, 18th century. Ashlar with slate roof with gabled ends and moulded stone eaves cornice. Two storeys. Three window range. Three light casements with glazing bars and keyblocks. Left hand doorway with stone pilasters and entablature with fluted frieze and fielded panel door. Right hand doorway has moulded stone architrave with keyblock and fielded panel door. Fire insurance plaque on front wall.

Fisher, J., 1999, East Devon Conservation Area Appraisals: Colyton, 4, 16 (Report - non-specific). SDV346548.

King Street is a pleasant narrow winding street, with two fine groups of 17th and 18th century properties forming continuous frontages, including ashlar fronted town houses at the northern end. Other details: Maps, photograph.

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV131633List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1984. Colyton. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 56.
SDV337333List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1960. Axminster RD. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 11.
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #72696 ]
SDV346548Report - non-specific: Fisher, J.. 1999. East Devon Conservation Area Appraisals: Colyton. East Devon District Council. A4 Stapled + Digital. 4, 16.

Associated Monuments

MDV43855Related to: Geleen, King Street, Colyton (Building)
MDV11335Related to: St Clements, King Street, Colyton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 10 2011 2:44PM