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Prixford House

A Grade II Listed Building in Marwood, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1117 / 51°6'42"N

Longitude: -4.0751 / 4°4'30"W

OS Eastings: 254838

OS Northings: 136757

OS Grid: SS548367

Mapcode National: GBR KQ.B7GJ

Mapcode Global: VH4MR.BB04

Entry Name: Prixford House

Listing Date: 25 February 1965

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107160

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98212

Location: Marwood, North Devon, Devon, EX31

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Marwood

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Marwood St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 53 NW MARWOOD PRIXFORD

4/39 Prixford House

25.2.65

- II

House, C18 remodelled in mid C19 with early range at rear. Main block, brick side
wall, rendered to front with plinth rusticated quoins, floating plat and moulded
cornice and ogee gutter, all painted with masonry paint. 2½ storeys, slate roof
with lead rolls, hipped each end, with tail end stacks now cemented over. 3 bays,
single depth, symmetrical. Two parallel gable ended wings to rear, one of which is
the early range, the other integral with the front and further extended at rear.
Timber canted bays on ground floor with moulded cornice on brackets and lead roofs.
Timber sashes, 2 panes per sash and plated without glazing bars to side. 2 panel
half-glazed door not original, with shouldered architrave and moulded stone canopy
on curved brackets. Oversize timber sash of 4 panes per sash above with tripartite
timber sashes with glazing bars in centre lights, 2 pane per sash. Pair of dormers
slated cheeks and hips with timber casements, 4 panes per casement. Short attached
courtyard wall with boarded door and frame with slated top, leads past 2 storey
facade of 4 windows, increasing in size to right. 3 timber sashes, 6 panes per
sash and timber sash, 8 panes per sash to right above 2 timber boarded entrance
doors. 2 light, 6 pane timber casement to right of right-hand door. Right-hand
room in main block has large square panelling with rolled corners and simple
plastered ceiling of circle-moulding around foliated centrepiece. Much of the
internal joinery is intact including-upstairs chimney pieces. C18 dog-leg stairs
with twisted balusters, square newels, and moulded string and rail. Large roof'
princples exposed in earlier wing.


Listing NGR: SS5483836757

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