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Coker Court

  • Built / Designed For: Archdeacon Helyar

    House & Family History: Coker is a primarily mid-18th century courtyard house that has traditionally been attributed William Chambers; however, Howard Colvin believed it to be the work of Joseph Dixon, a London mason and surveyor.

  • Architect: Joseph Dixon

    Date: 1766
    Designed: Enlarged House, adding rooms that formed the Georgian East Range, for William Helyar.

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    Architect: William Oldham Chambers

    Date: 18th century
    Designed: Additions to House
    (Attribution of this work is uncertain)
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  • John Bernard (J.B.) Burke, published under the title of A Visitation of the Seats and Arms of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland, among other titles: Vol. I, p. 187, 1852.

    Country Life: XXV, 18, 1909.

  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 1995
    Reference: pg. 306
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 0300072074
    Book Type: Softback

    Title: Georgian: The Magazine of the Georgian Group, The
    Author: NA
    Year Published: NA
    Reference: Jan 2002, pg. 13
    Publisher: London: The Georgian Group
    ISBN: NA
    Book Type: Magazine

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • "Emma" (1996).
  • Past Seat / Home of: Archdeacon Helyar, 17th century; William Helyar, 18th century: Heylar family here since 1616.

    Current Ownership Type: Flat Owners Company / Condo Association

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Flats / Multi Family

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No