STABLES AND DOVECOT APPROXIMATELY 40 METRES EAST OF PAINSFORD MANOR

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1108364
Date first listed:
09-Feb-1961
Statutory Address:
STABLES AND DOVECOT APPROXIMATELY 40 METRES EAST OF PAINSFORD MANOR

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Location

Statutory Address:
STABLES AND DOVECOT APPROXIMATELY 40 METRES EAST OF PAINSFORD MANOR

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

County:
Devon
District:
South Hams (District Authority)
Parish:
Ashprington
National Grid Reference:
SX 80126 56824

Details

ASHPRINGTON SX85NW PAINSFORD 6/48 Stables and Dovecot Approximately 40 Metres 9.2.61 East of Painsford Manor

GV II

Stable range and dovecot. Circa late C17. Slate rubble with Beerstone window frames. Grouted scantle slate roof with hipped right (south) end and gabled left (north) end; dovecot has gable-ended corrugated iron roof. Plan: Long rectangular range of 6 bays with a carriageway in the bay to the right (south) of centre. Hayloft above has access in the left hand (north) gable end where the ground level is higher; at right angles at north end on higher ground level a large rectangular dovecot. Exterior: 1-storey and loft. 3:13 bays. Dressed slate segmented arch carriageway through the bay to the right of centre, with chamfered imposts. 3 windows to the left and 2 to the right have Beerstone cross-mullion-transom frames, ovolo-moulded outside and cyma-moulded inside, all with dressed slate segmental relieving arches. The front is partly obscured by C20 outbuildings the windows are intact. The rear wall is blind except for the carriageway arch, and a loft doorway to the left. The north gable end has a large loft doorway with a chamfered timber lintels. The dovecot at the north end has wide doorway and path, blocked window with chamfered timber lintels, slate dripmould and large slit above in gable. Interior: The sides of the carriageway are flanked by stone rubble walls which rise only to the height of the siposts of the arches. To the right (south) 2 of the original posts of the 3 bays of the stall are intact; they are Tuscan timber columns; the partitions of the stalls have been removed. To the left the loft floor is supported on square section posts and this end may not have been the principal stabling. The dovecot has plaster wall inside with pigeon-holes on all four sides and a C20 roof structure. Roof: Late C19 soft wood scissor-braced trusses.

Listing NGR: SX8012656824

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
100957
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: 18 Apr 2005
Reference: IOE01/07464/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Christopher Fransella. Source Historic England Archive
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