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The Old Vicarage

A Grade II Listed Building in Kenton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.641 / 50°38'27"N

Longitude: -3.4748 / 3°28'29"W

OS Eastings: 295814

OS Northings: 83405

OS Grid: SX958834

Mapcode National: GBR P2.MH3B

Mapcode Global: FRA 37MC.S4F

Entry Name: The Old Vicarage

Listing Date: 2 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097675

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85909

Location: Kenton, Teignbridge, Devon, EX6

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Kenton

Built-Up Area: Kenton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Kenton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 98 SE

6/241 The Old Vicarage


Former rectory. Rebuilt 1812 by Robert Cornish of Exeter (D.R.O.) Whitewashed and
rendered, the main block probably stone or stone and cob, the service wing brick;
axial stacks with rendered shaft; slate roof, hipped at ends of main block and to
front of wing, gabled to rear of wing.
Plan: Double depth plan to main block, 2-rooms wide with a direct entrance into a
heated hall containing the stair, parlour to the right, large principal room to rear
right, dining room to rear left. The service wing, sited at right angles to the
main block and adjoining at the left, is 1-room on plan. The change of walling
material suggests that there may be 2 building phases to the house.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2:3 bay front, the service wing set back at the
left with an outshut to the front. The 3-bay main block is symmetrical with a C20
panelled front door with C19 panelled reveals and a moulded doorcase with a cornice;
12-pane sash windows, the 2 right hand windows C20 copies , blind window to first
floor right. 16-pane first floor sashes to the service wing at the left; 12-pane
sash to left return of main block. The right return of the main block has a 2-storey
bow to the right with C19 tripartite sashes, 6 over 9 panes in the centre flanked by
2 over 3 pane windows on the ground floor; a 12-pane sash in the centre flanked by 4-
pane sashes to the first floor. To the left of the bow, two 12-pane sashes. The
garden elevation has a C20 French window to the left, one 16-pane sash to the ground
floor and two 12-pane first floor windows (C19) and one small C20 inserted window.
The wing, to the right, has 2-light C19 or C20 first floor casements and ground floor
16-pane sash with a C20 window ground floor left.
Interior: The stair hall preserves a C19 marble chimney-piece and stick baluster
stair with a turned newel, open string and ramped handrail. The large principal room
has a pretty C19 plaster cornice and replaced chimney-piece.
An attractive early C19 vicarage
Devon Nineteenth Century Churches project.

Listing NGR: SX9582183373

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