NUMBERS 133-147 AND ATTACHED WALLS AND GATEPIERS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1257011
Date first listed:
21-Jun-1977
Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 133-147 AND ATTACHED WALLS AND GATEPIERS, 133-147, EAST STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 133-147 AND ATTACHED WALLS AND GATEPIERS, 133-147, EAST 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 86233 71139

Details

NEWTON ABBOT

SX8671 EAST STREET 1012-1/9/65 (North side) 21/06/77 Nos.133-147 (Odd) and attached walls and gatepiers

GV II

Symmetrical terrace of eight almshouses. 1840. MATERIALS: painted stucco, continuous slate roof with moulded and rendered stacks to party walls and gable ends. STYLE: Picturesque Tudor Gothic. PLAN: double-depth. EXTERIOR: one- and two-storeys with attics; each house is one-window range. Two houses to centre, Nos 139 and 141, have ornamental scroll-fretted bargeboard and pendants to stepped-forward 2-storey gabled bays with label moulds and timber mullions and transoms to 3-light casement windows. Paired entrances are in a set-back range between them which has a small gabled half dormer. The three houses to either side have fretted bargeboards to gabled half-dormers with moulded corbels to oriel windows. 2-light casement windows with 3 panes to each leaf, those to first floor have pointed arches with a lozenge-shaped pane to apex. Ground floor has a corrugated-iron roof to a verandah supported by slender iron columns. No.145 retains an original door with two rows of three vertical panes. Rear one-storey service blocks except 2 storeys to centre, all with casement windows. INTERIOR: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: high rubblestone walls attached to the front corners step down for approx 3m to meet piers with stepped pyramidal caps. A low plinth to former railings fronts the site with 2 pairs of similar gate piers to each side. HISTORY: in 1576 Robert Haynam endowed properties in East Street "for the better maintenance and relief of poor people". These properties included almshouses which were rebuilt in 1840. (BoE: Pevsner N & Cherry B: Devon: London: 1989-: 593; Jones R: A Book of Newton Abbot: Callington: 1979-).





Listing NGR: SX8623371139

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
464308
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Jones, R, A Book of Newton Abbot, (1979)
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Devon, (1989), 593

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: 22 Dec 2002
Reference: IOE01/09943/24
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