BLACHFORD INCLUDING SERVICE WING AND STABLES TO EAST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1309689
Date first listed:
29-Mar-1960
Date of most recent amendment:
02-Feb-1984
Statutory Address:
BLACHFORD INCLUDING SERVICE WING AND STABLES TO EAST

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Location

Statutory Address:
BLACHFORD INCLUDING SERVICE WING AND STABLES TO EAST

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

County:
Devon
District:
South Hams (District Authority)
Parish:
Cornwood
National Park:
DARTMOOR
National Grid Reference:
SX 61246 59957

Details

SX 65 NW CORNWOOD BLACHFORD PARK 11/25 Blachford including 29-3-60 service wing and stables to east (formerly listed as II* Blackford)

Large house in landscaped park. Circa C16 origin although largely rebuilt in C18 and with early C19 alterations and additions. Granite rubble with dressed granite quoins. Slate hipped roof behind rendered parapet with moulded cornice. Half H-shaped on plan with wings at rear. Two storeys and attic. Front: 2:5:2 bays projecting end 2 bays are early C19 additions. First floor right hand is blind. Sash windows mostly with glazing bars in moulded architraves with cornices. Central doorway with stone pilasters, entablature and fielded panel door. Early C19 Tuscan porch. Gabled and slate hung between wings at rear. Stables and service wing to east, set back. L-shaped plan. Granite ashlar with steeply pitched hipped slate roof. Two storeys. Five by five bays of sash windows. Wooden ballcote over roof. Reset in east end wall a large moulded granite 4-centred arch doorway with carved spandrels and hoodmould. Inside the stables there are C18 arcaded stalls. Interior: C18 staircase in large open well with balusters and carved tread ends. Drawing room has modillion cornice and frieze. Although the remainder of the house has not been inspected it appears that much of the C18 joinery is intact. Blachford is a Domesday manor and became the seat of the Rogers family. According to W G Hoskins "A New Survey of England, Devon" page 376, the house was rebult in C17.

Listing NGR: SX6124659957

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
99130
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Hoskins, W G, 'A New Survey of England' in Devon, (1972), 376

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 03 Dec 2004
Reference: IOE01/12428/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David T Simkins. Source Historic England Archive
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