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Summerhouse and 2 Sets of Terrace Walls North-East and North-West of Stover House

A Grade II Listed Building in Teigngrace, Devon

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Latitude: 50.5567 / 50°33'24"N

Longitude: -3.6416 / 3°38'29"W

OS Eastings: 283809

OS Northings: 74276

OS Grid: SX838742

Mapcode National: GBR QP.Y630

Mapcode Global: FRA 378L.F3W

Entry Name: Summerhouse and 2 Sets of Terrace Walls North-East and North-West of Stover House

Listing Date: 3 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097376

English Heritage Legacy ID: 84664

Location: Teigngrace, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ12

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Teigngrace

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Teigngrace St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 87 SW

7/221 Summerhouse and 2 sets of terrace
- walls north-east and north-west
of Stover House

Summerhouse and 2 sets of terrace walls. Summerhouse south-west of northern end of
lower terrace. Probably part of James Templer II (d 1813) garden terraces.
Limestone ashlar fronts with rubble walls, bitumen painted slate roof gabled at
rear, square in plan. Classical, Ionic distyle in antis and low pediment over
plain entablature continuing on returns. Stone floor beyond stone plinth,
plastered internally and dwarf rubble walls flanking left and right. Some remnants
of simple plaster cornice within. Lower terrace, probably contemporary with
summerhouse. Retaining wall of rubblestone with granite coping and stone vases at
intervals has corner piers of granite ashlar at salients at each end. Upper
terrace retaining walls of granite ashlar brought to course parallel to north-west
and north-east house fronts. Coped with ashlar piers at junction and at steps
with stone vases at intervals. 2 flights of granite steps with plain raking
strings ending in low pedestals surmounded by similar vases. A third flight of
steps lies between the 2 terrace walls
An integral part of the setting of Stover House.

Listing NGR: SX8380974276

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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