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Torridge (District Authority)
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1/55 Thuborough and Thuborough Barton -

- II

House, subdivided into two, formerly manor house of the Prideaux family. Probably early to mid C18 and C19 although it probably does incorporate earlier fabric. Coursed stone rubble front range rendered to rear elevations. Gable-ended slate roof. Brick stack at left gable-end and gable ends of left and right-nand rear wings. Axial brick stack to central rear wing. Plan: C18 front range is one room deep and consists of 3 rooms, the central one a large entrance hall. Substantial C19 rear additions may well be rebuildings of an earlier range and consist of 3 wings added at various stages in the C19 - that behind the left-hand end was probably a parlour, toe others kitchen and service wings. A staircase was also incorporated behind the front range running parallel to it Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 5-window front of late C18 hornless sashes, 16 panes on 1st floor, glazing bars removed from ground floor windows. Flat dressed stone arches above all windows. Central flat doorhood witn moulded wooden cornice supported on Ionic fluted columns. Panelled reveals and C19 panelled and glazed doors behind. Modillion eaves cornice. At either end of the front range is a section of single storey pedimented wall with blocked doorway. Behind the left-hand end is a C19 wing with 12:8:12 pane sashes on the first floor and conservatory below. fling behind right-hand end has 6-window front of 12-pane hornless sashes apart from an 18-pane sash to left of centre on 1st floor. C19 gabled porch to left of centre with round-arched doorway. Small gable between this wing and front range. Interior: front range has late C18 or early C19 joinery in the form of 6 panel doors panelled shutters and simple chimneypieces. Late C18 or early C19 decorative ceiling band in left-hand room. Right-hand room has single oval rib at centre of ceiling suggesting an early C18 date. Victorian staircase with octagonal newel and chamfered balusters. 1st floor not accessible at time of survey but may also contain good quality features. Mentioned in the Domesday book and site of the manor house of the Prideaux family in the C16 and C17.

Listing NGR: SS3489710190


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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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