Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1104915

Date first listed: 07-Oct-1991

Statutory Address: THE OLD HOUSE


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Statutory Address: THE OLD HOUSE

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County: Devon

District: Torridge (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: SS 13756 44040


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SS14SW The Old House 1938-0/2/8 II

House. Late C18 for Sir John Barlace Warren. Restored in late c20 by Landmark Trust. Granite rubble with dread granite quoin lintels and stringcourse. Slate roof with lead roll ridge and granite coped gable end and parapet. Gable end stacks with short rebuilt granite shafts. Exterior: 2 storeys and cellar. Symmetrical 1:2:1 window east front. The parapet with its granite string on granite corbels continues across centre 2 bays which are recessed slightly. Small square 6-pane sashes with granite lintels and cills, tall 12-pane sashes on ground floor to left and right. Central panelled double doors. The doors and all the windows are C20 replacements. Similar rear elevation but here the parapet at the centre is not corbelled out and the central doorway has a plank door.

Interior: entirely rebuilt in late C20 but has reused plain marble chimneypieces in front left hand ground floor room.

Note: There are drawings of 1775 by the architect William Newton (1735-90) for a villa on Lundy for Sir John Barlase Warren (Colvin). (Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600 - 1840; Lankmark Trust).

Listing NGR: SS1375644040


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Legacy System number: 91984

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Colvin, H M, A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840, (1978)

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