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The Old House

A Grade II Listed Building in Clovelly Bay, Devon

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104915

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91984

Location: Torridge, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Town: Torridge

Electoral Ward/Division: Clovelly Bay

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Lundy

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

LUNDY

SS14SW The Old House
1938-0/2/8
II

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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