POUND HOUSE POUND HOUSE AND POUND HOUSE BARN

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1108040

Date first listed: 25-Jan-1990

Date of most recent amendment: 01-Oct-2010

Statutory Address: POUND HOUSE

Statutory Address: POUND HOUSE AND POUND HOUSE BARN

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POUND HOUSE AND POUND HOUSE BARN
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Location

Statutory Address: POUND HOUSE

Statutory Address: POUND HOUSE AND POUND HOUSE BARN

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

County: Devon

District: South Hams (District Authority)

Parish: Modbury

National Grid Reference: SX 66098 51887

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Reasons for Designation

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Details

MODBURY

1307/2/162 TRAINE POUND HOUSE

Shall be replaced by:- MODBURY TRAINE POUND HOUSE AND POUND HOUSE BARN

25-JAN-90 II Former outbuilding, converted to two semi-detached dwellings. It dates from the C16 and C17 with later modifications. MATERIALS: Built of rubble stone brought to course, with granite dressings and slate roof covering. PLAN: An L-shaped plan comprising of two ranges; the north range (Pound House Barn) is aligned west-east and a south range (Pound House) at right angles. EXTERIOR: The north range, which is half-hipped, has an entrance with arched head and early C21 timber door to the south elevation. To the right is a small segmental-headed window set under stone voussoirs, and there is a single light to the first floor. At right angles is the east elevation of the south block. This has a segmental-arched throughway to the far right with a small single light above, and to the left a larger window and entrance door, both under segmental heads. The opposing (west) elevation comprises from left to right: the chamfered segmental arch to the throughway, a doorway with stone voussoirs, and a two-light casement with heavy granite mullion and lintel. At first floor are two single-lights with broad timber jambs. To the left is the west return of the north range which has a C16 two-light granite window opening with pointed heads and spandrels under a hoodmould. INTERIOR: Not inspected HISTORY: The building forms part of a group of former ancillary structures associated with Old Traine, a courtyard house which dates from the C16 and early C17. The estate was inherited by John Swete in 1550 and remained in the family's possession until the mid-C19.

REASON FOR DESIGNATION DECISION: Pound House and Pound House Barn are designated at Grade II for the following principal reasons: * As a stone-built former ancillary building of the C16 and C17, it has strong vernacular character * It forms a cogent grouping with the Grade II* listed house and with other former ancillary buildings, which are also listed



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