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DEVON 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: DEVON HOUSE

List entry Number: 1119118

Location

DEVON HOUSE, HIGH STREET

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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Yetminster

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Oct-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 106164

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

YETMINSTER ST 5910 HIGH STREET (North side)

11/147 Devon House

GV II

House at right end of terrace. Early-mid C18. Rubble stone walls, slate roof with coped gables, brick end stacks. 2 storeys. L-shaped plan, with projecting rear wing at left end. Flat band at first floor level. 6-panel moulded panel door, in moulded stone surround, under shallow segmental hood on brackets with ball pendants. Ground floor has two 4-light stone mullion windows with moulded stone surrounds - chamfered mullions with flat fillet. Casements with centre horizontal bar. First floor has two 3-light and one 2-light similar windows. Later, rear range, creating a double-pile plan, with parallel roofs. Rear wing, originally outbuilding, includes a stable and part-demolished barn. Internally, left ground floor room has large open fireplace with curved-timber lintel. Interior much altered, but original roof structure survives with coupled common rafters - no ridge piece. Interesting transitional design - from sub-medieval to classical style.

Listing NGR: ST5946710839

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National Grid Reference: ST 59467 10839

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