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HER Number:MDV23307
Name:72-74 East Street, Ashburton

Summary

(The Old Cream House and Amherst). Mirrored pair of houses. Late 18th or early 19th century. Rendered fronts (probably timber-framed) lined to imitate masonry. Left side wall of stone rubble. Slated roofs in two spans parallel to street. Rendered chimneys on gable ends of each span. Probably single-fronted, double-depth. Formerly Listed with Nos. 76 East Street.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 758 700
Map Sheet:SX77SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SE/88
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 376051

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Constructed, XVIII to XIX - 1750 AD to 1850 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of National Heritage, 1992, Ashburton, 65 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV337041.

Ashburton - East Street (south side) Nos.72 and 74 The Old Cream House (72) and Amherst (74) Formerly Listed as East Street (south side) Nos.72 and 74, 76 Hare's Lane Cottage (76) - GV II
Mirrored pair of houses. Late 18th or early 19th century. Rendered fronts (probably timber-framed) lined to imitate masonry. Left side wall of stone rubble. Slated roofs in two spans parallel to street. Rendered chimneys on gable ends of each span. Probably single-fronted, double-depth.
Three storeys. Combined front three windows wide with paired doorways in centre of ground storey. Doorways flanked and divided by pilasters supporting a frieze; there was probably a hood originally. 6-paned doors, the bottom panels flush, the top two panels now glazed; panelled reveals. Brass knocker at No 72, iron one at No 74. All windows have moulded architraves and sashes. No 72 has triple sash with 2-paned centre light in ground storey; 6-paned sashes above, except that in third storey upper sashes have only 3 panes. All sashes at No 74 are 2-paned. Combined front flanked by rusticated pilaster-strips and finished with bracketed cornice. Barred sashes and wood casements in rear walls.


Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Buildings depicted on the modern mapping.


English Heritage, 2011, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV347072.

Nos.72 and 74 East Street (The Old Cream House and Amherst), Ashburton. Formerly Listed with Nos. 76 East Street. Mirrored pair of houses. Late 18th or early 19th century. Rendered fronts (probably timber-framed) lined to imitate masonry. Left side wall of stone rubble. Slated roofs in two spans parallel to street. Rendered chimneys on gable ends of each span. Probably single-fronted, double-depth.
Three storeys. Combined front three windows wide with paired doorways in centre of ground storey. Doorways flanked and divided by pilasters supporting a frieze; there was probably a hood originally. 6-paned doors, the bottom panels flush, the top two panels now glazed; panelled reveals. Brass knocker at No 72, iron one at No 74. All windows have moulded architraves and sashes. No 72 has triple sash with 2-paned centre light in ground storey; 6-paned sashes above, except that in third storey upper sashes have only 3 panes. All sashes at No 74 are 2-paned. Combined front flanked by rusticated pilaster-strips and finished with bracketed cornice. Barred sashes and wood casements in rear walls. (Listed 1973, amended 1992). Other details: LB UID: 376051.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV337041List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of National Heritage. 1992. Ashburton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 65.
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #83844 ]
SDV347072National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2011. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV62363Related to: 68 East Street, Ashburton (Building)
MDV62364Related to: 70 East Street, Ashburton (Building)
MDV62365Related to: 76 East Street, Ashburton (Building)
MDV29220Related to: East Street, Ashburton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 28 2017 3:56PM