FORDTON HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1259832
Date first listed:
26-Aug-1965
Statutory Address:
FORDTON HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORDTON HOUSE

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

County:
Devon
District:
Mid Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Crediton Hamlets
National Grid Reference:
SX 83942 98958

Details

SX 89 NW CREDITON HAMLETS FORDTON

7/104 Fordton House 26.8.65

GV II

Large house. Late C18. Stucco on brick or rubble; plastered brick chimney shafts; slate roof. 2 room double depth house with central stair. 2 axial stacks in solid walls between front and rear rooms. Faces north. 2 storeys. Symmetrical 5 window front has central door, panelled pilasters on each corner, moulded eaves cornice, parapet above with dentil cornice and low pitch pediment over central 3 bays, also with dentil cornice (this cornice breaks forward at the foot of the pediment indicating that pilasters may once have existed between the windows below. Glazed C20 door but original round headed fanlight and wooden doorcase comprising fluted pilasters and open pediment over fan. The ground floor windows are full height hornless sashes with 6 panes above 9. The first floor has 12 pane sashes. 3 window east front is similar with flanking pilasters, parapet and pediment, 15 and 12 pane sashes. Rear 4 window front of 12 pane sashes and door with panelled reveals. Some original joinery and plasterwork inside including geometric stair; open string with shaped brackets, stick balusters, mahogony handrail, curtail step and wreathed scrolls.

Listing NGR: SX8394298958

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
443815
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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