TORRIDGE HOUSE INCLUDING GARDEN WALL ADJOINING TO WEST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1105029
Date first listed:
16-Feb-1989
Statutory Address:
TORRIDGE HOUSE INCLUDING GARDEN WALL ADJOINING TO WEST

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Location

Statutory Address:
TORRIDGE HOUSE INCLUDING GARDEN WALL ADJOINING TO WEST

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

County:
Devon
District:
Torridge (District Authority)
Parish:
Little Torrington
National Grid Reference:
SS 49163 16882

Details

LITTLE TORRINGTON LITTLE TORRINGTON SS 41 NE 16/131 Torridge House including garden - wall adjoining to west

GV II

House formerly rectory. Mid C19 with later C19 addition. Plastered stone walls. Gable ended slate roof. Various rendered brick stacks. Plan: Irregular plan probably extended at several periods but basically consisting of 2 principal front rooms separated by a stairhall with a slightly later cross-wing at the right end comprising a large drawing room. Kitchen wing at rear of left-hand end and rear service rooms beind the principal rooms. Exterior: 2 storeys with attic. Asymmetrical front consisting of symmetrical 3 window range to left and gabled cross-wing to right. Original fenestration of 3- light sashes on first floor, mullion and transom windows below, of which the central one is a French window. Gable to right has a 3-light canted bay window on ground floor. All the windows have contrasting plastered architraves. Stringcourse between floors. One storey later C19 addition set back from left-hand end with the end of the rear panelled range projecting to its left. Very irregular rear elevation with 2 large gables to left which have C19 12-pane and tripartite sash windows. Interior: Fairly complete joinery and plasterwork consisting of 6-panel doors, and open string staircase with wreathed handrail and stick balusters. Simple moulded cornices apart from decorative ceiling band with egg and dart cornice in main drawing room. To include tall rendered garden wall to west with 4-centred chamfered arch.

Listing NGR: SS4916316882

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
91746
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.

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