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Cleverdon House and Walls Enclosing Garden on South Front with Gatepiers

A Grade II Listed Building in Bradworthy, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8981 / 50°53'53"N

Longitude: -4.3673 / 4°22'2"W

OS Eastings: 233624

OS Northings: 113623

OS Grid: SS336136

Mapcode National: GBR K9.RRH3

Mapcode Global: FRA 16RQ.LDR

Plus Code: 9C2QVJXM+63

Entry Name: Cleverdon House and Walls Enclosing Garden on South Front with Gatepiers

Listing Date: 18 December 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104973

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91914

Location: Bradworthy, Torridge, Devon, EX22

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Bradworthy

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bradworthy St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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6/13 Cleverdon House and walls
enclosing garden on South
front with gatepiers


House, probably built to accommodate the doctor and his surgery; garden walls with iron
railings and gatepiers. House c1830 refenestrated late C19. Double pile plan with single
storey lean-to projections symmetrically placed on returns. Roughcast over rubble with
cob in rear walls, slate roof, brick stack right gable end. 2 storeys, 3 bays, sash
windows with single vertical glazing bars, central Doric porch, panelled reveals, 6-panel
door with 4 inserted lights, original door furniture, semicircular fanlight. Right return
12-pane sash window in gable end. Rear elevation: 3 bays, 12-pane sash window first
floor centre,16-pane sash windows to right and ground floor left and right. Interior:
moulded plaster cornice to entrance hall, dogleg staircase with cast and wrought iron
balusters, swept back with mahogany handrail continued as gallery on first floor
landing, room to right with decorative plaster cornice of flowers and fruit, 1930s
fireplace; to left plain moulded cornice, C20 bolection moulded fireplace, segmental
headed recesses flanking fireplaces in both rooms. Original panelled door with fanlight
giving access on right return, room to rear with plaster ceiling rose. This was the
patient's entrance to the doctor's surgery at the rear with dispensary adjoining in
single storey wing. The house was occupied by the local doctor from the early/mid C19
to late C20. Walls: random rubble with cast iron railings. Mid C19. Plan: enclosing
garden on south front of house. 6 standards with pineapple finials and remains of
single gate, no longer in use, fronting road. Gatepiers: random rubble, cemented caps
with incised decoration, square in plan, fronting the drive between the garden in front
of the house and walled garden (qv) to east.

Listing NGR: SS3362413623

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