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LONGMEAD AND ATTACHED WALLS AND GATE 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: LONGMEAD AND ATTACHED WALLS AND GATE PIERS

List entry Number: 1257199

Location

LONGMEAD AND ATTACHED WALLS AND GATE PIERS, 1, COURTENAY ROAD

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: 464156

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Details

NEWTON ABBOT

SX8670 COURTENAY ROAD 1012-1/11/24 (West side) 22/03/83 No.1 Longmead and attached walls and gate piers

II

Detached house. 1855. Painted stucco, slate roof with wide bracketed eaves. PLAN: L-plan, with rear wing forming an asymmetrical cross. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with cellar; 2-window range. Plinth; moulded first-floor sill string course, horned 6/6-pane sash windows, those to the ground floor have cornices on consoles. The ends of the cross are gabled, those to the front left, and right return have moulded eared and shouldered archivolts to the first-floor windows which have radial glazing bars; ground-floor windows have cornices on consoles, that to the front is tripartite with 6/9 panes, the sill possibly lowered late C19 when a glazed porch with a hipped glass roof and round-arched lights was installed. INTERIOR: ground floor has panelled shutters, a white marble fireplace flanked by semicircular-arched recesses to the left-hand room, reeded architraves to 4-panel doors and stick balusters to an open-string dogleg staircase. The high dado rail in hall is late C19. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached to rear is rubblestone wall which surrounds the grounds. The north side is a retaining wall approx 6m high and 60 long which diminishes to approx 2m at gate piers with pyramidal caps and double C20 gates to the east. The wall curves eastward for approx 20m then curves to the south, approx 1m high and fronts the south side of the garden for approx 100m where are similar gate piers to a pedestrian entrance. HISTORY: the deeds of 1855 state that the house was to be built for a sum not less than ยป500.





Listing NGR: SX8641270795

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National Grid Reference: SX 86412 70795

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