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The Old Estate Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Kenton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6383 / 50°38'17"N

Longitude: -3.4643 / 3°27'51"W

OS Eastings: 296545

OS Northings: 83091

OS Grid: SX965830

Mapcode National: GBR P2.MKYK

Mapcode Global: FRA 37MD.44W

Entry Name: The Old Estate Office

Listing Date: 2 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097680

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85920

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

KENTON SOUTH TOWN, Kenton
SX 98 SE

6/255 The Old Estate Office

GV II


House, formerly the Estate Office and Steward's House to the Powderham Estate. Said
to be C18 on account of the doorcase but possibly early C19 re-using the doorcase.
Whitewashed and rendered; slate roof, gabled at ends; left end stack and 2 axial
stacks.
Plan: single depth plan, 3 rooms wide, with an entrance to right of centre into a
heated room containing the stair.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 6-bay front with regular fenestration. Re-used 2-
leaf glazed front door with a doorcase with reeded pilasters and a curved hood with a
dentil cornice. Closely-spaced 2-light C19 or C20 timber casements with glazing
bars.
Interior: Joinery includes deeply-panelled doors and cupboards and a stair with
diamond piercings to plain splat balusters. 2 reeded chimney-pieces survive with C19
grates, one introduced from elsewhere.
Group value with Polruan, adjoining at the right, and thatched houses on the opposite
side of the road.


Listing NGR: SX9654583091

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