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HER Number:MDV30241
Name:Huckworthy Lodge, Sampford Spiney

Summary

House. Early-mid 19th century with some 20th century alterations. Rubble, rendered and lined out, granite dressings, slate roofs with raised coped verges and crestings to front wing, stack at gable end to right and rear. Irregular T-plan formed by front wing, rear parallel service wing. Tudor Gothic style.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 529 707
Map Sheet:SX57SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSampford Spiney
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSAMPFORD SPINEY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SW/104
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SCHOOL (XIX - 1844 AD to 1875 AD (Between))
  • LODGE (XIX to XX - 1889 AD to 1905 AD (Between))

Full description

Reid, R., 1996, The Architectural Work of George Wightwick, 135 (Article in Serial). SDV336171.

Originally designed as a school by Wightwick; probably built after 1844.


Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Depicted on the modern mapping.


English Heritage, 2014, National Heritage List for England, 1105759 (National Heritage List for England). SDV355683.

SAMPFORD SPINEY SX 57 SW 7/95 Huckworthy Lodge - II
House. Early-mid C19 with some C20 alterations. Rubble, rendered and lined out, granite dressings, slate roofs with raised coped verges and crestings to front wing, stack at gable end to right and rear. Irregular T-plan formed by front wing, rear parallel service wing. Tudor Gothic style. 2 storeys and 4 bays, bay to left has C20 conservatory attached, inner 3-light tall hollow-chamfered plateglass window, smaller 2-light window under eaves; second bay projects with 2-light window with 4-centred arched lights, cross glazing, recessed spandrels and hood-mould, 2-light window above as to left and shield with hood-mould in gable end, left side of wing has 4-centred arched hollow-chamfered doorway with 4- panelled door and hood-mould on corbels, right side has blocked lancet at ground floor. Third bay has 3-light plain window at ground floor and 2-light under eaves, fourth bay has 5-light bay window at ground floor and 3-light above in gable; plinth. Right return has blank gable end to front range, rear parallel range set back has 3- light C20 casement at ground floor, 2-light granite to each side, set in angle with rear wing; rear wing has C20 ground and first floor light and second lean-to with 2 doors and single light. Left return has 2-span roof over 2 gable ends, to right with 2-light ground floor window with 4-centred arched lights and hood-mould, 3-light plain granite window at first floor; to left 3-light ground floor and 2-light first floor windows with pointed arched lancet above in gable end. Interior not accessible, front rooms have 4-panelled doors, panelled shutters to windows and plain cornices.
Listing NGR: SX5293470743

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336171Article in Serial: Reid, R.. 1996. The Architectural Work of George Wightwick. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 128. A4 Stapled. 135.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #86797 ]
SDV355683National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Website. 1105759.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 13 2014 3:36PM