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PRIXFORD HOUSE

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.

Name: PRIXFORD HOUSE

List entry Number: 1107160

Location

PRIXFORD HOUSE

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

County: Devon

District: North Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Marwood

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Feb-1965

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 98212

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SS 53 NW MARWOOD PRIXFORD

4/39 Prixford House

25.2.65

- II

House, C18 remodelled in mid C19 with early range at rear. Main block, brick side wall, rendered to front with plinth rusticated quoins, floating plat and moulded cornice and ogee gutter, all painted with masonry paint. 2½ storeys, slate roof with lead rolls, hipped each end, with tail end stacks now cemented over. 3 bays, single depth, symmetrical. Two parallel gable ended wings to rear, one of which is the early range, the other integral with the front and further extended at rear. Timber canted bays on ground floor with moulded cornice on brackets and lead roofs. Timber sashes, 2 panes per sash and plated without glazing bars to side. 2 panel half-glazed door not original, with shouldered architrave and moulded stone canopy on curved brackets. Oversize timber sash of 4 panes per sash above with tripartite timber sashes with glazing bars in centre lights, 2 pane per sash. Pair of dormers slated cheeks and hips with timber casements, 4 panes per casement. Short attached courtyard wall with boarded door and frame with slated top, leads past 2 storey facade of 4 windows, increasing in size to right. 3 timber sashes, 6 panes per sash and timber sash, 8 panes per sash to right above 2 timber boarded entrance doors. 2 light, 6 pane timber casement to right of right-hand door. Right-hand room in main block has large square panelling with rolled corners and simple plastered ceiling of circle-moulding around foliated centrepiece. Much of the internal joinery is intact including-upstairs chimney pieces. C18 dog-leg stairs with twisted balusters, square newels, and moulded string and rail. Large roof' princples exposed in earlier wing.

Listing NGR: SS5483836757

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National Grid Reference: SS 54838 36757

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