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Architecture of Devon

03 May 2010

1887 – Victoria Temperance Hotel, Barnstable, Devon

Architect: J. King James Published in The Building News, October 21st 1887.

03 May 2010

1873 – Bowringsleigh, West Alvington, Devon

Architect: Richard Coad 15th Century Country house. heavily remodelled with considerable internal refitting throughout the 17c and with further alterations and additions of the later 19c.Originally the home of the Bowering family, later...

13 April 2010

1886 – City of Exeter Lunatic Asylum, Devon

Architect: R. Stark Wilkinson Published in The Building News May 16th 1884. Built 1884-86. Closed in 1987. Chapel, Ballroom, Admin block and many of the wards fronting the original building have survived, converted...

11 January 2010

1881 – Stoodleigh Court, Devon

Architect: Ernest George & Peto Stoodleigh Court country house was built in 1881 by architect Ernest George of Ernest George & Peto. The house was built for Thomas Carew and his family on...

01 November 2009

1879 – Church of Our Lady, Torquay, Devon

Architect: Joseph Hansom & Son

22 October 2009

1884 – Church of The Sacred Heart, Exeter, Devon

Architect: Leonard Stokes / C.R.Ware “We illustrate this week the west front of a new Catholic church, about to be erected in South-street, Exeter. Owing to the rapid fall of the ground, a...

22 October 2009

1875 – City Bank, Exeter, Devon

Architect: John Gibson From The Architect, September 11, 1875: We illustrate this week a view of the above new building now in course of erection for Messrs. Milford, Snow & Co. It is...

27 September 2009

1880 – Boys High School, Plymouth, Devon

Architect: Paull & Bonella “Ix the laying out of a scheme for the accommodation of the Plymouth High School for Boys, the governors determined to make provision for future as well as present...

23 September 2009

1880 – Cemetery Chapel, Tavistock, Devon

Architect: Henry Clutton The ‘New’ cemetery was given to the people of Tavistock by the 9th Duke of Bedford, and was opened in 1882. It is situated on the outskirts of this ancient...