Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1308820

Date first listed: 04-Apr-1979

Date of most recent amendment: 08-Oct-1987



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County: Devon

District: West Devon (District Authority)

Parish: North Tawton

National Grid Reference: SS 66489 02208


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NORTH TAWTON BOUCHIERS HILL, North Tawton SS 60 SE 6/90 Burton Hall (formerly listed 4.4.79 as The Old Norse Lodge) II Snooker club, formerly house. Dismantled in 1870 in Norway and reconstructed on its present site for John Fulford, a local wool merchant. Built entirely, inside and out, of reputedly fireproof timber on granite plinth. Gable ended slate roof. Irregular brick chimneys. Plan: symmetrical H-plan with interconnecting rooms on ground floor and large central hall. Exterior: 2 storeys with cellar. Symmetrical garden front has 1:3:1 windows, outer ones of 3 lights in gabled breaks, inner ones 2-light, casements with transoms and labels, first floor outer windows have panels over centre lights. Verandah between breaks with central steps to lawn. Entrance front has 1:2:1 windows with outer breaks and large central gabled porch with elaborate fretwork and carved decoration including bargeboard. Original doors with fretted lower panels. Gabled oriel on brackets to east return elevation. Interior: Very good and virtually complete, retaining most of its cladding and hand-painted art nouveau decoration. Fittings include fretted ceiling roses and cornices, door furniture and wide staircase. The walls are lined with tongue and groove planks and some rooms have elaborate cusped arcading below cornice and dado levels.

Listing NGR: SS6648902208


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Legacy System number: 92973

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