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Bradiford House

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnstaple, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0931 / 51°5'35"N

Longitude: -4.0723 / 4°4'20"W

OS Eastings: 254977

OS Northings: 134683

OS Grid: SS549346

Mapcode National: GBR KQ.CG5N

Mapcode Global: FRA 26C7.F9Z

Plus Code: 9C3Q3WVH+63

Entry Name: Bradiford House

Listing Date: 16 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107135

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98242

Location: Pilton, North Devon, Devon, EX31

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Pilton West

Built-Up Area: Barnstaple

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Pilton with Ashford

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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7/71 Bradiford House

- II

Country house. C18 fabric to rear but refenestrated and 3 sides recased mid C19 in
classical style, painted stucco and stone. A high parapet conceals hipped slate
roof with lead ridges and hipes, and brick stacks. Double depth plan to front
demarcated with Tuscan columns recessed at the four corners and a continuous plain
deep eaves cornice. 2 wings project at right angles to rear forming 3 sides and
stable block as fourth side of courtyard plan. The recasing consists of east,
south and west fronts. South front has 3 window range of segmental arched windows
with moulded architraves and arched hood moulds with voluted consoles at each end.
Central window has low balustraded balcony supported on Tuscan pilasters flanking
plain sash window. To each side are two canted bay windows with entabletures and
low parapet supported on Tuscan columns in each of the four angles. East front has
mid C18 porte cochere to canopy supported on 2 clusters of 4 Tuscan pilasters to
each side of round-arched doorway with plain fanlight and double panelled door. To
each side are a pair of sashes with one central and two flanking Tuscan pilasters
supporting plain entablature and balustraded balconies. Above and to each side of
single segmental-arched window are two pairs of double windows with segmental
arched heads and connecting arched hood moulds with weathered mouldings in tyre
junctures. All windows on these 3 fronts openings have timber sashes, each sash
plated as intended and moulded architraves. To the right and breaking back
slightly is the plainer facade of the C18 rear wing with 2 light casements to right
end timber sash to left above 2 timber sashes, all with glazing bars. At the
extreme right this block meets the coped gable end of the stable block which has a
single sash with glazing bars above a 2-light casement. West facade has 3 window
range, 2 blocked and sash to left over 3 similar openings with sashes to each side
of blocked window. C20 extension to left in wood. Courtyard on south side has
sash over French windows to left of tall round-arched stair window. East side has
3 large sashes with glazing bars over 2 French windows to each side of C20 porch.
On west, 2 sashes with glazing bars over sash to left of door. Interior: Front room
to left of entrance porch has foliated plaster centrepiece to ceiling with
enriched cornice frieze extending into canted bays.

Listing NGR: SS5497734683

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