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Latitude: 50.3499 / 50°20'59"N
Longitude: -3.8861 / 3°53'9"W
OS Eastings: 265910
OS Northings: 51696
OS Grid: SX659516
Mapcode National: GBR Q9.7HHN
Mapcode Global: FRA 28R3.MW2
Entry Name: Kingsland
Listing Date: 26 January 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1108055
English Heritage Legacy ID: 99700
Location: Modbury, South Hams, Devon, PL21
District: South Hams
Civil Parish: Modbury
Built-Up Area: Modbury
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Modbury St George
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
MODBURY BROWNSTON STREET
Former Philosophical Institute, now house. 1840. Smooth rendered, slate roof.
Set well back from road, on a high rubble plinth to the right side because of
slope in land. Front is 2 storeys with pediment, 3 bays; ground floor has
2-light casements with horizontal bars and segmental heads set in sunk panels to
segmental heads in grooved rustication and keystones, flanking heavy Ledolcian
Doric portico with plain frieze and architrave; above a plain string three
2-light casements with transom and horizontal bars are framed by 4 Ionic columns
carrying entablature and pediment. Right return wall is lofty, with 3-bay
frontispiece to tripartite blocking, centre 2-light casement, otherwise blank.
Back is hipped down and has two 16-pane sashes flanking a trompe l'oeil panel,
with a small added lean-to. Large stacks centre to left and right flanks.
Built as group with adjacent pair of houses.
Listing NGR: SX6591051696
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