NUMBER 2 AND ATTACHED WALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1256929
Date first listed:
16-Jul-1949
Statutory Address:
NUMBER 2 AND ATTACHED WALL, 2, HIGHWEEK STREET

Map

Ordnance survey map of NUMBER 2 AND ATTACHED WALL
© Crown Copyright and database right 2019. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2019. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1256929 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 16-Sep-2019 at 17:54:45.

Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBER 2 AND ATTACHED WALL, 2, HIGHWEEK STREET

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

County:
Devon
District:
Teignbridge (District Authority)
Parish:
Newton Abbot
National Grid Reference:
SX 85734 71337

Details

NEWTON ABBOT

SX8571SE HIGHWEEK STREET 1012-1/13/85 (North East side) 16/07/49 No.2 and attached wall

GV II

House, now offices. Mid/late C18 with substantial late C19 extension to the right. MATERIALS: red Flemish-bond brick with burnt headers, painted freestone dressings and parapet coping, Plymouth stone plinth, slate roof with 2 large brick ridge stacks. PLAN: double-depth. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; symmetrical 3-window range to the C18 block, 5 windows to the whole facade. Fine rubbed brick detail to flat arches and brick platband. Central bay is stepped slightly forward (with a pediment as part of the parapet) over a moulded forward frame to a plate-glass sash window and Georgian-style doorcase with and open dentil pediment on engaged Ionic columns, fine cobweb fanlight, raised and fielded panels to the reveals, soffit and 8-panel door. This is flanked by full-height wide segmental bays with curved frames to C19 plate-glass windows. Painted iron bands secure the parapet wall. Range to the left, rendered to the second floor, has double plank doors and a Venetian window with plate-glass sashes to the first floor. Late C19 range to the right has similar but harder brickwork to the ground floor and a forward-facing timber-framed gable with a tall oriel window on brackets and curved glass to the corner panes. The C19 right return is in similar style. INTERIOR: fine c1770s detail including swag and paterae frieze to the hall and a plain C18 staircase with scroll tread ends. The room to the ground-floor left has a frieze with maidens and swags and a C18 wooden fireplace with a reclining female in the roundel. The room to the ground-floor right has a C18 fireplace with pilasters, swags and relief of a chariot drawn by lions, and a pilastered alcove. At the top of the staircase are fluted Composite half columns with swag decoration. The first-floor right-hand room has a C18 fireplace with pilasters and central panel with boar hunt. Floral frieze. 6-panel doors. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: a brick wall with burnt headers and stone plinth and capping attached to the right extends for approx 20m along the street to meet rusticated gate piers approx 2m high.



Listing NGR: SX8573471337

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
464393
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

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 21 Oct 2001
Reference: IOE01/04954/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Hawkins. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].