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HER Number:MDV88141
Name:Crossmead Villas, Dunsford Road, Exeter


Row of three early 19th century houses.


Grid Reference:SX 900 913
Map Sheet:SX99SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishExeter
Ecclesiastical ParishALPHINGTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • VILLA (Built, XIX - 1810 AD (Between) to 1830 AD (Between))

Full description

Collings, A. G., 2005, Archaeological Assessment of the Crossmead Conference Centre, Barley Lane, Exeter, No. 11 (Report - Assessment). SDV355074.

Said to have been built in 1829, presumably by Revd John Collings who was the landowner and lived in one of the villas.

Ordnance Survey, 2023, Mastermap 2023 (Cartographic). SDV365227.

Row of three houses marked as Crossmead Villas.

Historic England, 2023, National Heritage List for England, 1170019 (National Heritage List for England). SDV365228.

Crossmead Villas. Row of 3 stucco houses at right angles to road, circa 1820. 2 window fronts have 2 storey and a semi-basement which forms a base to the ground floor verandahs. Cast iron supports and balustrades to verandahs. Slate roofs with wide eaves. Side doorways with steps and porches, one with Greek key-pattern detail. Crossmead Villas and lodge form a group.
Date first listed: 29th January 1953

Sources / Further Reading

SDV355074Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G.. 2005. Archaeological Assessment of the Crossmead Conference Centre, Barley Lane, Exeter. Exeter Archaeology. Digital. No. 11.
SDV365227Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2023. Mastermap 2023. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #141368 ]
SDV365228National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2023. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 1170019.

Associated Monuments

MDV88221Related to: Lodge, Dunsford Road, Exeter (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 4 2023 5:02PM