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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: 1384802



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

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Tiverton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Feb-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Apr-2000

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 485261

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SS91SE COLLIPRIEST LANE, Collipriest 848-1/7/65 Collipriest House 12/02/52 (Formerly Listed as: COLLIPRIEST ROAD, Collipriest Collipriest House)


Country house, now residential flats. Early C18 south front, main front c1778 by Thomas Winslow. MATERIALS: stucco and render with stucco detail; steep (except for service wing) dry slate hipped roofs; rendered end stack on left, 2 stacks rear of front range, axial stack to left-hand service wing and lateral stack to left of right-hand wing. PLAN: large U-shaped plan with double-depth range at the front, service wing at right angles behind left-hand side and early C18 south garden front at right angles behind right-hand side. EXTERIOR: 3-storey front, 2-storey service wings; symmetrical 1:5:1-window front with end bays projecting forward. Mostly early C19 12-pane hornless sashes. Central open-pedimented Doric porch with round-arched doorway; traceried overlight with scrolled detail over original pair of 3-panel doors with fielded panels. Stucco detail includes mid-floor bands and modillion cornice to parapet. 2:3:2-window right-hand (south) return has pedimented centre broken forward: keyed oculus to pediment, bellcote over; round-arched openings with spoked fanlight heads to ground floor and to 2 bays on right. INTERIOR: not inspected except to note fine entrance hall with good plasterwork and two Ionic columns surviving from later C18 phase. HISTORY: Collipriest was the home of the Carews and the Blundells. In the entrance hall is a photograph of a 1763 portrait of Mrs Thomas Winslow, who lived at Collipriest and was related to Sir Joshua Reynolds. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: 1989-: 278-9).

Listing NGR: SS9535211697

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Devon, (1989), 278-9

National Grid Reference: SS 95352 11697


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