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HER Number:MDV36823
Name:Prospect Lodge, Lower Park Road, Braunton


House, circa 1820, whitewashed rendered with pyramidal slate roof. Narrow 3-sided courtyard plan. Interesting internal features.


Grid Reference:SS 495 364
Map Sheet:SS43NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS43NE/203
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 98335

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1985, Braunton, 45 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV73918.

House circa 1820. Whitewashed rendered. Pyramidal slate roof with deep eaves and base of square cupola. Deep plain cornice. Two storeys, 3 bays to front range with 2 right angled extensions to rear, forming narrow 3-sided courtyard plan. Quoin pilasters, 3 sashes, centrally, 6 panes over 6 panes, with outer ones 8 panes over 8 panes, over 2 sashes, 6 panes over 9 panes, flanking porch supported on pair of ionic columns with ionic pilasters each side of half-glazed panelled door. East elevation has 2 blocked openings and sash, 6 panes over 6 panes, to right over sash, 6 panes over 9 panes, to left and sash, 6 panes over 8 panes, to right of french windows. Left gable end has blocked sashes on each floor to right and sashes, 6 panes over 6 panes, to left. Elliptical hall arch with dog-leg staircase with stick balusters and wreathed handrail, dentilled cornice to landing ceiling. Two front principal rooms have carved cornices and foliated centrepieces, particularly rich in room to right which also has marble chimneypiece. Other details: 12/91.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV73918List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1985. Braunton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 45.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 4 2008 8:49AM