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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.


List entry Number: 1306158



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

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Crediton Hamlets

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-May-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 95175

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7/74 Gunstone House


House. Early-mid C19. Stucco on rubble; rubble stacks with brick chimney shafts; slate roof. Gable-ended, 2 room, double depth building with rear pitch carried down over single storey rear rooms. Central stairhall plan. Gable-end stacks, axial stack left of centre and lateral kitchen stack to rear. 2 storeys. Symmetrical 5-window front of stucco incised as ashlar. 20-pane sashes to ground floor, 16-pane sashes to first. Central 6-panel door with Tuscan doorcase. Mid C19 glass-roofed verandah articulated by hip-roofed conservatories projecting slightly at each end and a similar central projection over the door. Both conservatories are timber framed with panelling below 3-window fronts, a large central 4-pane, round-headed window flanked by narrow round-headed windows. The flanking sections are similar to the 6 verandah supports across the front. Each bay has cast-iron scrollwork spandrel brackets springing from posts listed as pairs forming round-headed open arches with pierced panels above and closed dados below. Timber gutter bracketting. Massive kitchen stack to rear. Kitchen has 16-pane sash whilst other rear windows are casements. Left side service door has rusticated stucco surround. Interior preserves much original joinery and plasterwork. Name represents survival of distinct medieval estate of Gunstan recorded in 1340. According to records of Court of Wards of 1631 manor of Gunstone then held by Reynells family. Sources Devon S.M.R.

Listing NGR: SX8070898923

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National Grid Reference: SX 80708 98923


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