THE OLD HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1104915
Date first listed:
07-Oct-1991
Statutory Address:
THE OLD HOUSE

Map

Ordnance survey map of THE OLD HOUSE
© Crown Copyright and database right 2019. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2019. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1104915 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 14-Oct-2019 at 06:53:59.

Location

Statutory Address:
THE OLD HOUSE

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

County:
Devon
District:
Torridge (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SS 13756 44040

Details

LUNDY

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
91984
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

End of official listing

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 05 May 2005
Reference: IOE01/13599/33
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Anthony Chapman. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].