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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.


List entry Number: 1147558



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

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bishopsteignton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Dec-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 85714

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BISHOPSTEIGNTON FORE STREET (north side), SX 9073-9173 Bishopsteignton Delamore 13/52 II


Villa. Early C19. Colourwashed stuccoed stone rubble ; 2 span slate roof, the main roof, half-hipped at ends, roofs of left and right blocks hipped at ends ; rendered stacks. Plan: Rectangular double depth plan with a central entrance into a wide stair hall which is the full depth of the house, principal rooms to left and right, separately- roofed service block to the rear. Exterior: Set back from the road behind tall garden walls. Very intact exterior with a 5-bay front, the centre 3 bays slightly broken forward with a higher roofline. Pretty glazed verandah supported on timber trellis posts withchinoiserie spandrels, the centre bay glazed-in to form a porch. Half-glazed front door with margin glazing and a rectangular fanlight. French windows to left and right with high transoms, margin panes and sliding shutters. 16-pane early C19 first floor sashes to left and right, 12-pane sash to centre, all with shutters (temporarily removed at time of survey, 1987). Interior: Not thoroughly inspected at time of survey but very complete with a good wide stair with stick balusters and a wreathed handrail, early C19 joinery and chimneypieces. Delamore is a particularly fine and unaltered example of a large villa in substantial grounds ; this type of house is characteristic of the development of Bishopsteignton in the early C19 but there are only 2 surviving examples in the village which have not been subdivided or converted for institutional use. Group value'with garden walls.

Listing NGR: SX9058773806

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National Grid Reference: SX 90587 73806


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