14-24, DEVON SQUARE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1257151
Date first listed:
16-Jul-1949
Statutory Address:
14-24, DEVON SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address:
14-24, 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 86417 71140

Details

NEWTON ABBOT

SX8671 DEVON SQUARE 1012-1/9/36 (South side) 16/07/49 Nos.14-24 (Consecutive)

GV II

Terrace of eleven houses. Mid C19. MATERIALS: painted stucco with rusticated quoins, continuous slate roof with wide bracketed eaves cornice and moulded stacks to party walls. STYLE: Italianate. PLAN: double-depth. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; 21-window range of 1:8:3:8:1 fenestration. Continuous second-floor sill band, first-floor band and plinth. Ranges to the centre and ends are stepped forward; the returns have projecting 3-storey gabled porch wings. The one-window range terminal bays have horizonal glazing bars to 3-light 2/2-pane sash windows with a semicircular arch to each light to the second floor, first-floor windows are tripartite with moulded pediments on consoles and cast-iron balconies. Similar glazing to ground-floor windows which have rusticated bands to the jambs under plain pediments. Entrances are in the returns which have similar single-light windows; rusticated jambs and voussoirs to semicircular arches and fanlights over 2-vertical-panelled doors. The four houses to each side of the centre are 2-window range articulated by pilasters with moulded capitals. Windows to the second floor have roll-moulded arrisses and segmental arches to 3/6-pane sashes. Those to the first floor have horizontal glazing bars to 2/2-pane sashes, bracketed sills, moulded aprons and architraves with cornices supported by consoles. Tripartite ground-floor windows have banded rusticated jambs and plain shallow pediments. Doorcases are similar to those of the returns. No.19 to the centre, is a pedimented 3-window range with a balcony to the first floor. INTERIOR: not inspected. The most imposing "palace front" in Devon Square, the centre of the development carried out for the Courtenays c1840-60 to the designs of JW Rowell. No.19 Devon Square was first listed on 22.3.83.





Listing NGR: SX8641771140

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
464192
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.

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