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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.

Name: ABBOTSFORD

List Entry Number: 1164125

Location

ABBOTSFORD, MAIN STREET

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

County: Devon
District: Teignbridge
District Type: District Authority
Parish: Abbotskerswell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Aug-1955

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


Legacy System Information

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

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 84719


Asset Groupings

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List Entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SX 86 NE ABBOTSKERSWELL MAIN STREET Abbotskerswell 3/15 Abbotsford - 23.8.55 GV II House, formerly farmhouse. Circa late C18/early C19 re-modelling of probably C17 house with C18 and C19 rear wings. Rendered rubble walls with hipped slate roof to main block, at rear left hand wing is hipped, right-hand one is gabled. 2 rear lateral stacks and one at right gable end, all rendered rubble with brick shafts. Originally likely to have been 3 room and through-passage with lower room and hall heated by rear lateral stacks and inner room by gable end stack. Rear wings added behind hall and inner room probably in C18 and C19 respectively. Re-fronted in circa late C18. Probably C19 barn wing behind left hand end. 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4 window front consisting of symmetrical 2 window front with central door to left and further 2 window bay to the right. Circa late C18/early C19 12 pane hornless sash windows almost flush with the front face of the wall. Contemporary door of 4 fielded panels with the lower half repaired. Doorcase has pilasters, entablature blocks and frieze with moulded cornice and rectangular fanlight. Modillion cornice below eaves. In front of the house is low garden wall of limestone rubble with square gate piers and C19 wrought iron gate to left of centre. Interior: inaccessible at time of survey, may contain good quality late C18 joinery.

Listing NGR: SX8555368970


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Map

National Grid Reference: SX 85553 68970


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