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Latitude: 51.1652 / 51°9'54"N
Longitude: -4.6652 / 4°39'54"W
OS Eastings: 213756
OS Northings: 144040
OS Grid: SS137440
Mapcode National: GBR GTVL.XH9
Mapcode Global: VH2S4.3Z24
Entry Name: The Old House
Listing Date: 7 October 1991
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1104915
English Heritage Legacy ID: 91984
Location: Torridge, Devon, EX39
Electoral Ward/Division: Clovelly Bay
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Lundy
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS14SW The Old House
House. Late C18 for Sir John Barlace Warren. Restored in
late c20 by Landmark Trust. Granite rubble with dread
granite quoin lintels and stringcourse. Slate roof with lead
roll ridge and granite coped gable end and parapet. Gable
end stacks with short rebuilt granite shafts.
Exterior: 2 storeys and cellar. Symmetrical 1:2:1 window
east front. The parapet with its granite string on granite
corbels continues across centre 2 bays which are recessed
slightly. Small square 6-pane sashes with granite lintels
and cills, tall 12-pane sashes on ground floor to left and
right. Central panelled double doors. The doors and all the
windows are C20 replacements. Similar rear elevation but here
the parapet at the centre is not corbelled out and the
central doorway has a plank door.
Interior: entirely rebuilt in late C20 but has reused plain
marble chimneypieces in front left hand ground floor room.
Note: There are drawings of 1775 by the architect William
Newton (1735-90) for a villa on Lundy for Sir John Barlase
Warren (Colvin). (Biographical Dictionary of British
Architects, 1600 - 1840; Lankmark Trust).
Listing NGR: SS1375644040
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