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The Old Custom House

A Grade II Listed Building in Brixham, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.3977 / 50°23'51"N

Longitude: -3.5126 / 3°30'45"W

OS Eastings: 292587

OS Northings: 56406

OS Grid: SX925564

Mapcode National: GBR QX.7H3F

Mapcode Global: FRA 37JZ.WYF

Entry Name: The Old Custom House

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Last Amended: 18 October 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195106

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383699

Location: Brixham, Torbay, TQ5

County: Torbay

Civil Parish: Brixham

Built-Up Area: Brixham

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Brixham All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


SX9256SE OVERGANG, Lower Brixham
1946-1/11/144 (South West side)
10/01/75 No.1
The Old Custom House
(Formerly Listed as:
OVERGANG, Lower Brixham
Custom House. Group of
houses..overlooking NW end of


Former custom house, now shop. Probably early C19. Solid
rendered walls, except for upper storey of left side wall
(overlooking harbour), which is of jettied, slate-hung
timber-framing. Slated roof. Rendered brick chimney on right
side wall. 2 storeys. One-window gable-end front to Overgang.
House-door to left with bracketed moulded cornice. Wide plank
door to right. Sash window (6 over 6 panes) in upper storey;
broad sill-band, breaking forward below the window. Front
carried up to form a parapet with moulded coping in form of an
open triangular pediment. Left side wall has one window in
ground storey and 3 above; right-hand of latter has plain
wooden sashes, the other 2 fixed late C20 wooden sashes. Right
side wall has 2 windows in upper storey: C20 metal casement to
left, 4-paned fixed wood-framed window to right. The building
fronts Overgang, where it forms a group with Nos 11-14 (qv).
1975 list description says it formerly had the Royal Arms over
the front door.

Listing NGR: SX9258756406

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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