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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1106533



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

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Kentisbeare

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Apr-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 95735

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ST 00 NE KENTISBEARE 8/80 Kentisbeare House - II Detached house, formerly Kentisbeare parsonage. Built 1841 to the designs of James Thomas Knowles, senior, enlarged 1855. Rendered stone; hipped slate roof with deeply overhanging eaves. Central staircase double-depth plan house, with the south facing principal rooms to the right of the main entrance hall, and the service rooms to the left. The addition to rear, opposite entrance front, comprises 2 main rooms to ground floor, and 3 rooms above. Paired internal lateral stacks. 2 storeys. Exterior Entrance front: symmetrical 3 window range; 12 pane hornless sash windows to first floor; small 2 light horned sash window to either side of central doorway, the entablature with modillion cornice and plain pilasters. Plat band extends around the entire building. Garden front (south west): symmetrical 4 window range; 12 pane hornless sash windows to both floors. The 1855 extension to the right is recessed from the garden front; the exposed part of the south east wall of the older range with a round headed ground floor window and C20 casement window above. Extension itself with a slightly asymmetrical 3-window south east front with 12 pane

Listing NGR: ST0647907540

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National Grid Reference: ST 06479 07540


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