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HER Number:MDV62372
Name:Ireland House, East Street Ashburton

Summary

Ireland House. Mid or late 18th century house, incorporating a house of uncertain date to right, the whole remodelled early or mid 19th century. Solid rendered walls. Slated roofs. Includes wall to right with letterbox (Formerly Listed as: EAST STREET (North side) Nos.79, 81, 83, 83A).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 759 700
Map Sheet:SX77SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SE/225
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 376058

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Constructed, XVIII - 1735 AD to 1799 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of National Heritage, 1992, Ashburton, 70 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV337041.

Ashburton - East Street (north side) Nos.83 AND 83A Ireland House including wall to right with letterbox (Formerly Listed as: EAST STREET (North side) Nos.79, 81, 83, 83A).
House. Mid or late 18th century, incorporating a house of uncertain date to right, the whole remodelled early or mid 19th century. Solid rendered walls. Slated roofs.
Three storeys. Four windows wide. Main house three windows wide with raised quoins. Centre doorway with flanking pilasters, fluted frieze, flat hood on shaped brackets; 6-panelled door with reveals to match, the lowest panels flush; cobweb fanlight. 2-paned sashes in plain architraves. Bracketed eaves-cornice. Right-hand section is 1 window wide, each storey with 8-paned sashes in plain architraves. Raised quoins, except to right of ground storey. Front rises to shaped parapet. Curtilage wall to right contains postbox with initials VR. Attached to the front of the building is a slate plaque inscribed: IRELAND HOUSE Given to Ashburton Grammar School by John Ireland (1761-1841) Dean of Westminster for the headmaster. Later extended by Brown Paige for boarding pupils. Restored by Teignbridge District Council 1978.


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

Nos.83 AND 83A Ireland House including wall to right with letterbox (Formerly Listed as: EAST STREET (North side) Nos.79, 81, 83, 83A). House. Mid or late 18th century, incorporating a house of uncertain date to right, the whole remodelled early or mid 19th century. Solid rendered walls. Slated roofs.
Three storeys. Four windows wide. Main house three windows wide with raised quoins. Centre doorway with flanking pilasters, fluted frieze, flat hood on shaped brackets; 6-panelled door with reveals to match, the lowest panels flush; cobweb fanlight. 2-paned sashes in plain architraves. Bracketed eaves-cornice. Right-hand section is 1 window wide, each storey with 8-paned sashes in plain architraves. Raised quoins, except to right of ground storey. Front rises to shaped parapet. Curtilage wall to right contains postbox with initials VR. Attached to the front of the building is a slate plaque inscribed: IRELAND HOUSE Given to Ashburton Grammar School by John Ireland (1761-1841) Dean of Westminster for the headmaster. Later extended by Brown Paige for boarding pupils. Restored by Teignbridge District Council 1978 (Listed 1972, amended 1992). Other details: LB UID: 376058.


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

House depicted on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV337041List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of National Heritage. 1992. Ashburton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 70.
SDV347072National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2011. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #97008 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV23305Related to: 81 East Street, Ashburton (Building)
MDV62367Related to: 85 East Street, Ashburton (Building)
MDV62368Related to: K6 telephone box, Ashburton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 28 2017 4:20PM