CLARE HOUSE INCLUDING GARDEN WALL AND PIERS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1384865
Date first listed:
12-Feb-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
10-Apr-2000
Statutory Address:
CLARE HOUSE INCLUDING GARDEN WALL AND PIERS, NEWPORT STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CLARE HOUSE INCLUDING GARDEN WALL AND PIERS, NEWPORT STREET

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

County:
Devon
District:
Mid Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Tiverton
National Grid Reference:
SS 95491 12774

Details

TIVERTON

SS9512 NEWPORT STREET, Tiverton 848-1/6/234 (South side) 12/02/52 Clare House including garden wall and piers (Formerly Listed as: NEWPORT STREET (South side) Clair House, including front wall to street)

GV II

House, now surgery. Believed to be 1816, built on the site of Clare parsonage, with early C20 alterations. Rendered mass wall construction; slate roof with lead rolls, hipped at ends; stack on front wall with rendered shaft and 4 old pots; cast-iron rainwater goods. PLAN: deep plan, 2 rooms wide with central entrance into passage and stair cell off right of passage. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys plus single storey pavilion block set forward to right with hipped slate roof. Deep eaves. Asymmetrical 3-bay front with pilastered timber doorcase with roses carved at the upper corners and a 3-pane overlight. Portico with timber columns and a moulded cornice with lead covering. Half-glazed 2-leaf door with Edwardian stained glass window to right, high transomed with a pair of opening casements with fixed sidelights, all with margin panes. 3 first-floor windows with louvred shutters. Windows glazed with 2-pane casements with margin panes, said to have evidence of conversion from sashes. Pavilion has one 12-pane sash and a deep timber cornice. The garden elevation has 3 first floor casements matching those on the front and 2 3-light ground-floor windows with margin panes and a blind recess in the centre with a C20 window alongside. Elevation to Newport Street has one 2-light casement to the stair. Rear right block has sash windows and a brick end wall and may be an early C20 addition. INTERIOR: features of interest include moulded doorcases carved with lion's heads. The hallway has a plaster cornice, also decorated with lion's heads; some C19 chimney-pieces survive. Edwardian stair with turned balusters. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: tall rubble garden wall with piers is included in the listing. This extends along Newport Street and has 2 round-headed archways to left and right and ramps up to a carriage entrance at the far right.



Listing NGR: SS9549112774

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
485324
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.

End of official listing

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