STONE GATEWAY AND COB GARDEN WALLS TO SOUTH-EAST OF WHELMSTONE BARTON

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1106995
Date first listed:
26-Aug-1965
Statutory Address:
STONE GATEWAY AND COB GARDEN WALLS TO SOUTH-EAST OF WHELMSTONE BARTON

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Location

Statutory Address:
STONE GATEWAY AND COB GARDEN WALLS TO SOUTH-EAST OF WHELMSTONE BARTON

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

County:
Devon
District:
Mid Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Colebrooke
National Grid Reference:
SS 75063 00632

Details

COLEBROOKE SS 70 SE 3/184 Stone gateway and cob garden- to south-east of 26.8.65 Whelmstone Barton

GV II*

Gateway and garden walls. Gateway is early C17, cob walls variously C17, C18 and C19. Gateway of volcanic ashlar with some of coping replaced by C20 concrete. Walls of plastered or exposed cob on rubble footings, most with pantile copings From the front south-east of Whelmstone Barton (q.v.) cob walls enclose an irregularly-shaped front garden, sometimes using walls of standing agricultural buildings, sometimes left from demolished agricultural buildings. The south-east side includes remains of a 3-seater C19 privy. The south-west side includes an unusually grand early C17 stone gateway built in the same style and at the same style as the porch of the main house. It comprises a large round-headed arch with ogee-moulded surround and moulded hood. Above the arch is a niche with 3-centred arch head, a projecting soffit-moulded sill and a hoodmould. The gabled top has soffit-moulded coping and there is a ball finial at the apex. The arch is flanked by buttresses. Arch now contains wrought iron gates of circa 1950.

Listing NGR: SS7506300632

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
96603
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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