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Watermouth House, Including Garden Outbuilding Immediately to Rear

A Grade II Listed Building in Berrynarbor, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.208 / 51°12'28"N

Longitude: -4.0664 / 4°3'58"W

OS Eastings: 255752

OS Northings: 147445

OS Grid: SS557474

Mapcode National: GBR KQ.43PS

Mapcode Global: VH4M5.GWMV

Entry Name: Watermouth House, Including Garden Outbuilding Immediately to Rear

Listing Date: 9 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106828

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97007

Location: Berrynarbor, North Devon, Devon, EX34

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Berrynarbor

Built-Up Area: Berrynarbor

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Berrynarbor St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

BERRYNARBOR
SS 54 NE
1/32 Watermouth House, including
garden outbuilding immediately
- to rear
- II
House, including garden outbuilding. Late C19. House of unrendered stone rubble.
Slate roof with gable end brick stacks and axial brick stack. Lion's head
guttering. Double-depth plan, built into bank with rear access to first floor
principal rooms and off-centre front doorway to ground floor rooms.
3 storeys. All windows to front and rear have hoodmoulds with returned ends. The
facade of 3 bays is dominated by the first floor verandah which projects on
decorative wrought iron brackets and has a hipped tiled roof supported on slender
chamfered timber posts, and has balustrade of shaped splat balusters, the central
bay breaks forward and is supported below by raking struts resting on stone
corbels, the hipped roof of the projecting balcony is capped with a clay ball
finial. Transomed French windows give access to balcony. Upper and ground floor
windows are 12-paned sashes. Off centre 6-panelled door to ground floor.
Interior of house not accessible. Garden outbuilding to rear of stone rubble with
brick dressings and pyramidal slate roof. Square on plan, 3 storeys built into bank
with first floor garden access.
Watermouth House was the dower house to Watermouth Castle (q.v.).


Listing NGR: SS5575247445

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