WATERMOUTH HOUSE, INCLUDING GARDEN OUTBUILDING IMMEDIATELY TO REAR

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1106828
Date first listed:
09-Apr-1987
Statutory Address:
WATERMOUTH HOUSE, INCLUDING GARDEN OUTBUILDING IMMEDIATELY TO REAR

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Location

Statutory Address:
WATERMOUTH HOUSE, INCLUDING GARDEN OUTBUILDING IMMEDIATELY TO REAR

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

County:
Devon
District:
North Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Berrynarbor
National Grid Reference:
SS 55752 47445

Details

BERRYNARBOR SS 54 NE 1/32 Watermouth House, including garden outbuilding immediately - to rear - II House, including garden outbuilding. Late C19. House of unrendered stone rubble. Slate roof with gable end brick stacks and axial brick stack. Lion's head guttering. Double-depth plan, built into bank with rear access to first floor principal rooms and off-centre front doorway to ground floor rooms. 3 storeys. All windows to front and rear have hoodmoulds with returned ends. The facade of 3 bays is dominated by the first floor verandah which projects on decorative wrought iron brackets and has a hipped tiled roof supported on slender chamfered timber posts, and has balustrade of shaped splat balusters, the central bay breaks forward and is supported below by raking struts resting on stone corbels, the hipped roof of the projecting balcony is capped with a clay ball finial. Transomed French windows give access to balcony. Upper and ground floor windows are 12-paned sashes. Off centre 6-panelled door to ground floor. Interior of house not accessible. Garden outbuilding to rear of stone rubble with brick dressings and pyramidal slate roof. Square on plan, 3 storeys built into bank with first floor garden access. Watermouth House was the dower house to Watermouth Castle (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SS5575247445

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
97007
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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Date: 16 Apr 2005
Reference: IOE01/14103/23
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Stephen Macallister. Source Historic England Archive
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