CLEVERDON HOUSE AND WALLS ENCLOSING GARDEN ON SOUTH FRONT WITH GATEPIERS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1104973
Date first listed:
18-Dec-1989
Statutory Address:
CLEVERDON HOUSE AND WALLS ENCLOSING GARDEN ON SOUTH FRONT WITH GATEPIERS

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Location

Statutory Address:
CLEVERDON HOUSE AND WALLS ENCLOSING GARDEN ON SOUTH FRONT WITH GATEPIERS

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

County:
Devon
District:
Torridge (District Authority)
Parish:
Bradworthy
National Grid Reference:
SS 33624 13623

Details

SS31SW BRADWORTHY CP CLEVERDON

6/13 Cleverdon House and walls enclosing garden on South front with gatepiers

GV II

House, probably built to accommodate the doctor and his surgery; garden walls with iron railings and gatepiers. House c1830 refenestrated late C19. Double pile plan with single storey lean-to projections symmetrically placed on returns. Roughcast over rubble with cob in rear walls, slate roof, brick stack right gable end. 2 storeys, 3 bays, sash windows with single vertical glazing bars, central Doric porch, panelled reveals, 6-panel door with 4 inserted lights, original door furniture, semicircular fanlight. Right return 12-pane sash window in gable end. Rear elevation: 3 bays, 12-pane sash window first floor centre,16-pane sash windows to right and ground floor left and right. Interior: moulded plaster cornice to entrance hall, dogleg staircase with cast and wrought iron balusters, swept back with mahogany handrail continued as gallery on first floor landing, room to right with decorative plaster cornice of flowers and fruit, 1930s fireplace; to left plain moulded cornice, C20 bolection moulded fireplace, segmental headed recesses flanking fireplaces in both rooms. Original panelled door with fanlight giving access on right return, room to rear with plaster ceiling rose. This was the patient's entrance to the doctor's surgery at the rear with dispensary adjoining in single storey wing. The house was occupied by the local doctor from the early/mid C19 to late C20. Walls: random rubble with cast iron railings. Mid C19. Plan: enclosing garden on south front of house. 6 standards with pineapple finials and remains of single gate, no longer in use, fronting road. Gatepiers: random rubble, cemented caps with incised decoration, square in plan, fronting the drive between the garden in front of the house and walled garden (qv) to east.

Listing NGR: SS3362413623

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
91914
Legacy System:
LBS

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

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