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A Grade II Listed Building in Pyworthy, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8255 / 50°49'31"N

Longitude: -4.3908 / 4°23'26"W

OS Eastings: 231709

OS Northings: 105604

OS Grid: SS317056

Mapcode National: GBR K8.XCJ1

Mapcode Global: FRA 16PX.H6N

Plus Code: 9C2QRJG5+5M

Entry Name: Parnacott

Listing Date: 30 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104952

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91966

Location: Pyworthy, Torridge, Devon, EX22

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Pyworthy

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Pyworthy with Pancrasweek

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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10/59 Parnacott


House. Early C19 refronting of earlier, probably C18, range. Random rubble local stone
with brick dressings, hipped slate roof, boxed eaves, service wings rendered over rubble,
slate roof parallel range with slate-hung west gable end and , C20 brick stack, cob
block to east. Plan: U-shaped range of service buildings facing north with 1840s block
on south front. South front: 2 storeys, 3 bays, end pilasters and segmental headed full-
height outer bays, centre breaks forward slightly,all 12-pane sashes central window
smaller above flat roofed Doric porch, double doors, flush panelled, part glazed with
marginal glazing bars and concave diamond panes applied internally; single storey
flanking bays with blind segmental headed recesses, parapet rebuilt right, C20 door
inserted in re-entrant angle right of central block, righthand bay originally fronted by
greenhouse. Rear elevation 16-and 12-pane sashes and one 36-pane window. Interior: small
entrance hull with plaster frieze fronting stair hall with stick stair, cut string and
dado, to left of hall former dining room with frieze of corn and flowers, original
marble chimneypiece now painted, modern grate; to right of hall plaster frieze of
acanthus and palmette design, modern grate, early C20 classical style chimneypiece,
modern grate. Cob cottage incorporated in dwelling has collarbeam roof. According to the
owners at time of Resurvey (December 1987), the house was built in 1818. The south
elevation is very similar to that of the Old Rectory (qv)

Listing NGR: SS3117008880

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