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HER Number:MDV33412
Name:Drewston house, Drewsteignton

Summary

House. Circa 1830 - 40, parts may be earlier. Plastered cob on stone rubble footings stone rubble up to first floor level in the main block; stone rubble stacks topped with plastered brick; thatch roof, slate to rear and outbuildings.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 742 908
Map Sheet:SX79SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDrewsteignton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishDREWSTEIGNTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX79SW/71
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XIX - 1830 AD to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Depicted on the moden mapping.


English Heritage, 2014, National Heritage List for England, 1169160 (National Heritage List for England). SDV355683.

5/36 Drewston House--II
House. Circa 1830 - 40, parts may be earlier. Plastered cob on stone rubble footings stone rubble up to first floor level in the main block; stone rubble stacks topped with plastered brick; thatch roof, slate to rear and outbuildings. Plan: 1-shaped building. The main block faces east. It has a 2-room plan with central entrance hall and main staircase. These are the principal rooms and have gable-end stacks. Integral outshots across the rear. Service rooms on left end; first a 2-room block, lower than the main block, on the same axis but set back slightly from the front of it. It has a gable-end kitchen stack backing onto a crosswing (even lower) projecting forward. 2 storeys. Exterior: tall main block has a symmetrical 4-window front of original ground floor 12-pane sashes and first floor 9-pane sashes. Central doorway contains the original part-glazed 4-panel door behind a flat-roofed porch with fluted Doric columns and moulded entablature. Porch stands on a flight of granite steps. Each end of this front have flat stucco pilasters. Plain eaves on a series of shaped timber brackets and the original gutter has cast iron lions head joints. Roof is tall, steeply- pitched and gable-ended. The kitchen section has a nearly symmetrical 2-window section containing 3 sashes with margin panes and a central 6-panel door. The service crosswing contains casements with glazing bars. Interior: has been very little modernised since the C19 and contains most of its original joinery and other detail.
Listing NGR: SX7420490835

Sources / Further Reading

SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #87885 ]
SDV355683National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Website. 1169160.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 4 2014 3:49PM