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Description: Brookside and Brookside Cottage
Date Listed: 1 August 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 101743
OS Grid Reference: SZ0878890878
OS Grid Coordinates: 408788, 90878
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7175, -1.8769
5186 EXETER ROAD
(Formerly listed as
SZ O890 12/5 1.8.74.
Now part of White Hermitage Hotel. Italianate stucco villa, circa 1850, included partly
for historical reasons - John Keble stayed here from October 1865 and died here
in March 1860 - but mainly for picturesque quality of south-east corner tower
on eminence above Pleasure Gardens. Tower 4-storey with coupled windows, round-
arched and flat headed, on 1st and 2nd floors, 'belfry' stage with triplet windows
of thin stepped Moorish type, capped by pyramidal slate roof. South front of
3 storey house has continuous balconies on 2 upper floors between tower and 3-storey
canted bay under gable at south-west corner. Overhanging eaves.
Listing NGR: SZ0878890878
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Source: English Heritage
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