The South Facade from a 1912 postcard
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.
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
Book Type: Softback
Title: Georgian: The Magazine of the Georgian Group, The
Year Published: NA
Reference: Jan 2002, pg. 13
Publisher: London: The Georgian Group
Book Type: Magazine
House Listed: Grade I
Park Listed: Not Listed
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