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HER Number:MDV23239
Name:10 North Street (the Card House), Ashburton

Summary

Late-17th or early-18th century house with shop. Slate-hung, timber-framed front (slate-hanging renewed in 1980s). Slated M-roof with gables facing the street. Late-20th century shop front. Between and below the windows are shaped panels made up of playing card pips cut into the slate, explaining its name.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 755 699
Map Sheet:SX76NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76NE/128
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II*)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Built, XVII to XVIII - 1650 AD to 1750 AD (Between))
  • SHOP (Altered, XX - 1950 AD to 1999 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1973, Ashburton, 23 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV300597.

No 10, North Street. Fine late 17th century, 4 storey, slate-hung front with 2 overhanging gables, cornice with shaped brackets. Slates cut in designs of hearts, spades, diamonds and clubs, picked out in red and black. Good cornices to 1st and 2nd floors. 3 early flush frame sash windows at 1st floor with glazing bars, modern metal casements above. Local slates to roof. Modern shop front.


Ordnance Survey, 2017, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359962.

Depicted on the modern mapping.


Historic England, 2017, National Heritage List for England, Accessed 21/02/2017 (National Heritage List for England). SDV359963.

ASHBURTON - SX7569 NORTH STREET 849-1/10/109 (East side) 07/08/51 No.10 Card House (Formerly Listed as: NORTH STREET (East side) No.10) - GV II*
House with shop. Late C17 or early C18. Slate-hung, timber-framed front (slate-hanging renewed in 1980s). Slated M-roof with gables facing the street. 3 storeys with garret. 3 windows wide.
Late C20 shop front. Upper-storey windows have unusually small-paned sashes with thick glazing bars: 12 over 12 panes in second storey, 8 over 12 panes in third storey. Between and below the windows are shaped panels made up of playing card pips cut into the slate. Above the second storey windows the slate sweeps outwards over a prominent dentilled cornice. Above the third storey an even more prominent enriched modillioned cornice. Garret windows have mid or late C20 small-paned casements.
Listing NGR: SX7558269927

Sources / Further Reading

SDV300597List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1973. Ashburton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 23.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #83776 ]
SDV359963National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2017. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. Accessed 21/02/2017.

Associated Monuments

MDV23240Related to: 12 North Street, Ashburton (Building)
MDV23238Related to: 8 North Street, Ashburton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 21 2017 4:03PM