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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: 1257079



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

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Newton Abbot

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Jun-1977

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 464246

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SX8571SE EAST STREET 1012-1/13/49 (South side) 21/06/77 Nos.16 AND 18 The Jolly Abbot public house


Inn now public house. C17, altered and extended C19, and C20. MATERIALS: painted render over a timber frame with rubblestone rear wings, double-pitched slate roof with forward-facing gables, brick stack to the left and 3 brick ridge stacks to the 2-storey rear left wing. PLAN: 2-unit plan with rear wings, that to the left lengthened in C19. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attics; 3-window range. Upper floors, jettied over the ground floor, have C19 moulded forward frames and horizontal glazing bars to 2/2-pane sash windows, one to each attic and to the first floor of the left-hand gable and two to the first floor of the right-hand gable. Ground floor has early C20 fixed windows with leaded lights. The left rear wing has 3 brick stacks and late C19 windows, the right return has C20 windows, the rear right wing has hipped roofs to a 2-storey and an added single-storey range. INTERIOR: the original 4-bay arched collar-beam roof structure with mortices for threaded purlins remains under a C19 higher-pitched gabled cladding. A large room to the first floor of the rear left wing has high coved ceiling, exposed studding to party wall of main block and panelled shutters. Ground floor is altered except for one chamfered beam to the rear left. C19 laundry equipment remains in the rear wing. HISTORY: the first meeting of the Wolborough Iron Mining Company is said to have taken place here about 1872. Augustus Smith, a great benefactor, identified the brown rock of Firestone Hill between Wolborough and Askerswell as haematite or iron ore. The Wolborough Iron Mine subsequently produced 1,240 tons of haematite during the years 1872-73. (Jones R: A Book of Newton Abbot: Callington: 1979-: 31).

Listing NGR: SX8589271142

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Jones, R, A Book of Newton Abbot, (1979), 31

National Grid Reference: SX 85892 71142


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