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Architecture of Devon

11 January 2014

1898 – Passmore Edwards Cripples Home, Bournemouth, Devon

Architect: Frederick Warman “The building, as shown in the illustration, has been erected on a charming site in Alum Chine, by the liberality of Mr. J. Passmore Edwards, whose gift it is to...

03 January 2014

1880 – House, Branksome Park, Bournemouth, Devon

Architect: J. Nixon Horsfield “This house stands on an eminence overlooking the sea, and occupies some .5 acres of land covered with pines and Scotch firs. The exterior is executed in yellow stocks...

03 January 2014

1881 – House, Bournemouth, Devon

Architect: J. Nixon Horsfield “It is proposed to build this house on about two acres of land. It will be carried out in the same way, and with similar materials as the above....

03 January 2014

1882 – St. Matthew’s Church, Newtown, Exeter, Devon

Architect: R. Medley Fulford Never completed – the spire and tower being capped at nave height. The church was built in 1882 in an Early English style of red brick, to a design...

13 December 2013

1919 – Bungalows, Marine Drive, Paignton, Devon

Architect: James R. Barnes This building forms one of a group of bungalows facing the sea, having pleasure gardens laid out by the Paignton Council in front, with ideal views of Berry Head...

07 February 2013

1872 – Stevenstone House, Torrington, Devon

Architect: Charles Barry jnr. Stevenstone House, built by Hon. Mark Rolle between 1868 and 1872 to design of Charles Barry junior (d.1900). Now a largely demolished ruin. Surviving today is the Palladian library...

04 January 2013

1859 – Houndiscombe House, Plymouth, Devon

Architect: James Hine Demolished in 1907. “THIS house, situate within the borough of Plymouth, on the North-road has lately been erected for Mr. William Derry, from designs by Mr, James Hine, architect. On...

27 August 2012

1883 – New Almshouses for Grendon’s Charity, Exeter, Devon

Architect: Best & Commin Perspective published in The Building News, November 16th 1883. Also known as the Ten Cells, the original Grendon’s Almshouses stood in Preston Street from the beginning of the 15th...

11 August 2012

1883 – “Speranza”, High Street, Exeter, Devon

Architect: Best & Commin Front elevation including ground plans published in The Building News, November 2nd 1883.