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DEVON LODGE AND FORECOURT PLINTH AND PIERS

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.

Name: DEVON LODGE AND FORECOURT PLINTH AND PIERS

List entry Number: 1257101

Location

DEVON LODGE AND FORECOURT PLINTH AND PIERS, DEVON SQUARE

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: 22-Mar-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 464226

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History

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Details

NEWTON ABBOT

SX8671 DEVON SQUARE 1012-1/9/44 (West side) 22/03/83 Devon Lodge and forecourt plinth and piers

GV II

Purpose-built Freemason's Lodge. Date 1867. MATERIALS: squared Devon limestone rubble with cream freestone dressings, crested slate roofs. STYLE: Gothic Revival (Middle Pointed). PLAN: rectangular plan in 2 blocks. EXTERIOR: single storey; 2-window range to the front. Main block has a forward-facing gable. The front and right return are articulated by off-set buttresses rising from the plinth up to a moulded off-set sill string course. A wrought-iron Mason's star on a stone finial is over an elongated quatrefoil window to the apex; paired 2-light plate-tracery leaded windows with quatrefoils between the lights, hoodmoulds and weathered sills; the sill string course rises at the centre over 2 stone plaques inscribed "Devon Lodge" and "1867 A.D." flanking a central buttress; entrance in a coped wall to the left has a shouldered arch over a planked door with an integral overlight. Right return of the main block has exposed rafter ends and 4 leaded trefoil windows. The central buttress rises to the eaves. Transverse rear block, gabled with wide eaves, has one large 4-light plate-glass mullioned and transomed window with chamfered arrises under a cream brick shallow pointed arch. Set into the plinth of the rear block are 3 small shallow pointed-arched windows with C20 glazing. Between the two blocks is a lower connecting range with a tall planked door with a pointed overlight set almost one metre up the wall. INTERIOR: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: a coped revetment wall to the forecourt has 2 gate piers to the left and one pier to the right-hand corner of squared Devon limestone with stepped pyramidal caps.





Listing NGR: SX8633471244

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National Grid Reference: SX 86334 71244

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