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HER Number:MDV74662
Name:Hey Hop House, Silver Street, Axminster


An early 19th century yellow brick house with a wide central doorway and porch with Tuscan columns.


Grid Reference:SY 297 984
Map Sheet:SY29NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAxminster
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishAXMINSTER

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 87646

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1983, Axminster, 16 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV117703.

Fisher, J., 1999, East Devon Conservation Area Appraisals: Axminster, 9 (Report - non-specific). SDV346144.

Former town house (now offices) in Silver Street. Mellow stone or brickwork are a particular Axminster feature, and this building is faced with cream mathematical tiles. Other details: Photograph.

Neophytou, M. + Goodwin, N., 2006, Archaeological Assessment of the Former Cattle Market Site, Axminster., 3 (Report - Assessment). SDV340798.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

Hey Hop House, Silver Street. Early 19th century yellow stock brick house. Slate roof with coped gable ends behind parapet with plain stone coping. Two storeys. Three bays and two left hand bays slightly recessed. Sash windows with glazing bars. Left and right three-light sashes in segmental bows with keyblock in lintels. Wide central doorway and porch with Tuscan columns supporting an entablature with broken pediment with dentil cornice and semi-circular traceried fanlight, panelled double doors and panelled reveals. To left a doorcase with panelled pilasters and entablature and segmental arched carriageway. Brick chimney stacks over gable ends. Date listed: 11th August 1950.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV117703List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1983. Axminster. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 16.
SDV340798Report - Assessment: Neophytou, M. + Goodwin, N.. 2006. Archaeological Assessment of the Former Cattle Market Site, Axminster.. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.71. A4 Stapled + Digital. 3.
SDV346144Report - non-specific: Fisher, J.. 1999. East Devon Conservation Area Appraisals: Axminster. East Devon District Council Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 9.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #101888 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4412 - Assessment of Former Cattle Market, Axminster

Date Last Edited:Jan 18 2017 3:26PM