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Kent House

A Grade II Listed Building in Mary Tavy, Devon

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Latitude: 50.5906 / 50°35'26"N

Longitude: -4.1092 / 4°6'33"W

OS Eastings: 250798

OS Northings: 78890

OS Grid: SX507788

Mapcode National: GBR NY.D0CR

Mapcode Global: FRA 278H.YRH

Plus Code: 9C2QHVRR+78

Entry Name: Kent House

Listing Date: 23 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105753

English Heritage Legacy ID: 93975

Location: Mary Tavy, West Devon, Devon, PL19

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Mary Tavy

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Mine captain's house, now house. Early C19 with some later alterations. Rubble,
slate-hung front and rear, above ground floor level, rendered below, slate roof,
cement-washed to rear, rubble and brick gable stacks.
Double depth plan with narrow service rooms to rear; to front, 2 principal rooms,
heated by gable end stacks, one right and left of central/stair hall with stair to
rear, forming lobby entrance. Extended to left by smaller heated service room with
gable end stack. Rear rooms unheated.
2 storeys and 3 windows, all 12-pane sashes with 4-pane sidelights in exposed boxes
except first floor central 12-pane sash, central panelled and glazed door with
triangular hood on wooden posts, buttress to right. Set back to left, lower 1½
storey addition built against stepped external stack with oven projection to side,4-
pane light to front and summer house attached, small brick gable stack. Rear of
addition has door, gable end of main range has half-glazed door level also slate-
hung, at first floor 4-pane sash and 12-pane sash in exposed box, 4-pane casement and
2-light 6-pane horizontal sliding sash, ground floor has single light and 2-light
casement and single light, external brick stack to right.
Interior not inspected. Kent House was named after the mine captain, Kent, cf
Kent's Tor to north west, where open-air Methodist meetings were held.

Listing NGR: SX5079878890

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