PARSONAGE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1104155
Date first listed:
11-Nov-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
21-Apr-1986
Statutory Address:
PARSONAGE HOUSE, GREENWAY

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Location

Statutory Address:
PARSONAGE HOUSE, GREENWAY

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

County:
Devon
District:
East Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Woodbury
National Grid Reference:
SY 01264 87689

Details

SY 08 NW WOODBURY GREENWAY, Woodbury

2/124 Parsonage House (formerly listed 11.11.52 as The Parsonage)

- II

Substantial detached house, formerly the parsonage. Built 1849 for Rev J L Fulford, by John Hayward, Diocesion architect, incorporating material from the medieval tithe barn and parsonage. Snecked Salcombe Regis stone and sandstone, with some volcanite trap; 2-span gabled-end slate roof. Double depth plan house, with entrance hall flanked by reception rooms, the staircase occupying the left- hand section of the rear range. Left-hand external end stack; front and rear external lateral stacks towards right-hand end, each with paired off-sets. 2 storeys. Front: irregular 4-window range; all windows square-headed, the lights pointed and cusped, those to the 1st floor of 2- and 3-lights; ground floor with a paired set of 2-light windows to either side of entrance, and a 2-light window placed in external stack, all under hood moulds. Moulded arch to entrance. Left-hand end elevation: with 2-light pointed window with transom lighting stairwell, and a later single-light window to front range. Right-hand side elevation: two 3-light windows to 1st floor, with hood moulds; 3 uncusped windows to ground floor. Rear: irregular fenestration reusing medieval windows presumably taken from old parsonage; two 2-light windows, square-headed, each light pointed and cusped, to each floor, with a small square single light window in addition to 1st floor and a C20 window added to ground floor. Slated leanto. Interior: contemporary joinery intact including panelled doors and dog-leg staircase; acanthus plaster cornice to main rooms. Some painted glass initials in head light tracery. References: Ursula W Brighouse, Woodbury, A View from the Beacon, (1981), pp.51-4, 238. Rev J L Fulford's sketch and rough plan of the medieval parsonage is in the possession of the present occupier, and is reproduced in Mrs Brighouse's book, p51. Reference to architect in DRO, Faculty Petitions.

Listing NGR: SY0126487689

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
88637
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Brighouse, U W , Woodbury A View from the Beacon, (1981)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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