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Latitude: 50.3844 / 50°23'3"N
Longitude: -3.5148 / 3°30'53"W
OS Eastings: 292404
OS Northings: 54929
OS Grid: SX924549
Mapcode National: GBR QX.88KX
Mapcode Global: FRA 38J1.2HF
Entry Name: Norton House
Listing Date: 10 January 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1195142
English Heritage Legacy ID: 383687
Location: Brixham, Torbay, TQ5
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
SX9155 MILTON STREET, Higher Brixham
1946-1/6/126 (South East side)
10/01/75 Norton House
House. Early C19. Solid rendered walls. Hipped slated roof.
House stands at right-angles to street. No.18 (qv) which abuts
its rear wall, was formerly the service wing. Picturesque
Gothic style. 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window front. Ground
storey has 3 ogee-headed French windows; these are set in
shallow recesses, the centre one with straight-sided pointed
arch, the outer ones with round arches. Upper-storey windows
also have ogee-arches, here with 2-light wood casements.
Windows in both storeys have small-paned glazing with
margin-panes, 3 panes in ground storey, 2 above. Intersecting
Gothic glazing bars in window-heads. Rusticated pilaster-strip
at each end of front. Deep flat eaves-cornice with paired
brackets. Left side wall (facing street) has in ground storey
a flat-headed blind window in a round-headed recess; upper
storey has a smaller blind window, also flat-headed.
Rusticated pilaster strips and eaves-cornice, matching those
on front elevation. INTERIOR not inspected. 1975 list
description says it, "retains delicate mouldings and fittings.
Central hall leads to staircase. Greek key moulding to soffit,
swept mahogany handrail, plain slender banisters; Half-landing
with concave door, following curve of wall, into service wing,
No.18. The doors on 1st-floor landing of similar concave form.
All doorcases have fluted architraves with leaf mould corner
blocks. The living room has anthemion pattern frame to ceiling
and egg-and-dart string. Panelled dado rail. Dining room has
curved corners and shallow cove to ceiling. The centre
1st-floor room is similar. Internally the windows have deep
panelled shutters and soffit to ogee arch. Plain marble
chimneypiece." One of a group of villas in Brixham associated
with the Gillard family and including Aylmer (qv).
Listing NGR: SX9240454929
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