Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1103761

Date first listed: 11-Aug-1950

Statutory Address: OAK HOUSE, CHARD STREET


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Statutory Address: OAK HOUSE, CHARD STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Devon

District: East Devon (District Authority)

Parish: Axminster

National Grid Reference: SY 29850 98677


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SY 29 98 AXMINSTER CHARD STREET 1/20 (north west side) 11.8.50 Oak House GV II*

Built in 1758 by Simon Bunter, an Axminster Lawyer. Fine red brick house with stone dressings. Slate mansard roof with gabled ends. Parapet with putti and urns, modillion cornice and rusticated quoins. 1:3:1 bays. Centre three bays break forward with quoins. Sash windows with thick glazing bars in eaved moulded architraves. Centre first floor Venetian window with Ionic pilasters entablature and arched centre light. Similar central doorway below with round-headed fanlight and entablature continued over side lights with pilasters, and with modern panelled door.

Five flat roofed dormers with sashes. Rendered chimney stacks at gable ends. Three storey, one bay wing set back to left and right, the right hand one has large segmental fanlight to doorway. Rear elevation has range of C18 sash windows.

Interior: good contemporary open-well staircase with open string, three balusters per tread and moulded soffit. C18 carved wooden chimneypiece and moulded plaster ceiling cornices.

Listing NGR: SY2985098677


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Legacy System number: 87616

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