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Latitude: 50.9191 / 50°55'8"N
Longitude: -3.3799 / 3°22'47"W
OS Eastings: 303098
OS Northings: 114202
OS Grid: ST030142
Mapcode National: GBR LN.QHJJ
Mapcode Global: FRA 36TP.12H
Entry Name: Merrimeade Hotel
Listing Date: 17 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1106395
English Heritage Legacy ID: 96000
Location: Sampford Peverell, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16
Civil Parish: Sampford Peverell
Built-Up Area: Sampford Peverell
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Sampford Peverell
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SAMPFORD PEVERELL LOWER TOWN (south side)
ST 01 SW
8/151 Merrimeade Hotel
Hotel. Mid C19, C20 extensions. Plastered stone rubble; stone rubble or brick
stacks topped with C19 brick; slate roof.
Plan: the house faces north-west. It is set back from the street and built above
it on a terrace. The main house has a double depth plan containing a front and back
room either side of a central through passage which also contains the main stair in
the rear section. The rooms are heated by gable-end stacks. C20 restaurant and
hotel extension to rear and right. The right wing is probably converted from the
original stables and service wing. It is 2 storeys with cellars.
Exterior: main block has a symmetrical 3-window front of 16-panes arranged around a
central doorway which contains a 6-panel door and overlight with glazing bars,
panelled reveals and a flat roofed timber porch with tapering panelled posts and a
moulded entablature. The plaster is lightly incised as ashlar. Deep eaves are
carried on a series of shaped brackets. The roof is gable-ended. Each end wall
contains a central first floor window with pointed head.
Interior still contains a great deal of original joinery and other detail including
an open string geometric stair with stick balusters.
Listing NGR: ST0309814202
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