DEVON LODGE AND FORECOURT PLINTH AND PIERS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1257101

Date first listed: 22-Mar-1983

Statutory Address: DEVON LODGE AND FORECOURT PLINTH AND PIERS, DEVON SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address: DEVON LODGE AND FORECOURT PLINTH AND PIERS, DEVON SQUARE

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 86334 71244

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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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