49, EAST STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1200982
Date first listed:
10-May-1973
Statutory Address:
49, EAST STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
49, EAST STREET

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

County:
Devon
District:
Teignbridge (District Authority)
Parish:
Ashburton
National Park:
DARTMOOR
National Grid Reference:
SX 75765 69992

Details

ASHBURTON

SX7569 EAST STREET 849-1/10/57 (North side) 10/05/73 No.49

GV II

House. Early or mid C18; front partly remodelled in late C19. Timber-framed walls front and back, and on inner face of rear wing; rendered at front, slate-hung at rear. Other walls solid, mainly stone rubble. Slated roofs; front roof paralled to street and with hipped ends, 2 rear roofs at right angles, also hipped. Rendered chimney at each end of front range. 2 rooms wide with centre entrance passage, latter opening into stair-hall which extends behind left-hand room. Rear room on right, projecting on ground and first floors to form a short wing. 3 storeys with basement. 2 windows wide. Centre doorway with flanking wood pilasters and cornice-hood on deeply projecting scrolled brackets; door has 4 moulded panels above and 4 flush panels in the form of a St Andrew's Cross below. Triple sashes in ground storey windows, the upper sashes small-paned. Canted bay windows in second storey with pilasters flanking the lights; bracketed top cornice; sashes, the upper ones small-paned. Third storey has 8-paned sash windows. Rear elevation has window with 8-paned Yorkshire sashes. Ground floor of rear wing has early or mid C18 3-light mullioned window. Plank rear door with strap-hinges, 6-panelled on inside, above it a deep coved canopy. Interior: best feature is the wooden, open-well staircase rising to second floor. Cut strings with shaped step-ends; turned balusters, 3 to a tread, with square necking-pieces. Handrail ramped up over fluted column-newels; voluted at foot of stair. At head of basement steps, plainer balustrade and gate with square fluted newels. Dado with raised-and-fielded ovolo-moulded panels as far as first floor. Original panelled doors throughout the house, except in left-hand ground floor front room; some with old brass or iron locks. Good chimney pieces in all rooms, except the narrow second floor rear room. That in ground floor rear room has beaded surround with moulded cornice; that in the 1st floor room above has eared architrave and moulded cornice. Ground floor right front room has plain dado with fluted rail; first floor room above has moulded cornice enriched with 8 scallop shells. Basement has segmental-headed fireplace in right-hand front room; stud partition with horizontal planking, plank door with strap-hinges, cobbled floor. Kingpost-and-ridge roofs.

Listing NGR: SX7576569992

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
376035
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 20 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/05594/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ernie W. King. Source Historic England Archive
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