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Statutory Address:

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

South Hams (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 65834 51516


MODBURY POUNDWELL STREET SX 6451-6551 (off South End) 7/156 Nos 1-6 (inclusive) 25.10.51 Poundwell House


Large detached house, now in six dwellings. Early mid C18. Rendered, slate roofs, brick stacks. A broad and shallow main symmetrical block, with long back wing, and cross wing at far end. Front is 3 storeys, 7 windows, all 12-pane, sashes; at ground floor with projecting keystone beneath plain string course, and at first floor to sunk aprons. Central 6-panel fielded door with transome light with Y-bars, set to pilaster surround with flat hood to moulded edge, on consoles. End pilasters with bases and caps, continuous cornice, blocking course and coping; gable stacks. Right return has plain gable end, then 2-storey and attic block in 3:1:3 windows, slightly set back from gable; at far end is brought forward gabled wing. Ground floor has a canted flat-roofed bay With 8:12:8-pane sash, and a paired 12-pane sash; at first floor are six 12-pane sashes and a small central single light. Far left, adjoining front block a deep-set part-glazed C19 door with transome light, and at centre panel door to segmental transome light, both of these in pointed flat surrounds. Gable end to wing has 12-pane sashes flanking a C16 basket-handle door surround with part- glazed door, at first floor is a canted oriel to flat roof and moulded cornice, and in the gable a plain shield. Margin paned sash to main stair window. Interior inspected in part only. No 1 retains an oak newel, stair with solid string and heavy turned balusters; one bolection mould doorcase with mahogany door, some excellent bolection mould panelling. No 2 has a granite fire surround, an elliptical C18 recess, A-frame roof of slight members.

Listing NGR: SX6583451516


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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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Date: 14 Jun 2004
Reference: IOE01/12475/01
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Derek Beauchamp. Source Historic England Archive
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