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Cannington House and Forecourt Area Railings with Walling

A Grade II Listed Building in Witheridge, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9171 / 50°55'1"N

Longitude: -3.7026 / 3°42'9"W

OS Eastings: 280409

OS Northings: 114452

OS Grid: SS804144

Mapcode National: GBR L6.QKSX

Mapcode Global: FRA 364P.79Z

Entry Name: Cannington House and Forecourt Area Railings with Walling

Listing Date: 20 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107282

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97510

Location: Witheridge, North Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Witheridge

Built-Up Area: Witheridge

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Witheridge with Creacombe

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 81 SW
9/101 No.9 and 11 (Cannington House)
and forecourt area railings with
20.2.67 walling
House, now divided into 2. Late C18. Roughcast stone rubble core, large hipped
slate roof, brick stacks.
Plan and development: long single room depth plan.
Exterior: late Georgian style. 2 storeys, almost symmetrical 1:4:1 windows, 12-pane
sash windows with exposed sash boxes, except larger sash window to the right of
ground floor with additional marginal glazing bars. Central door opening with
doorcase with an open triangular pediment, 6-panelled door, fanlight with glazing
bars. Secondary door opening to left, half-glazed door.
Interior: although access was limited, the hall was seen to contain a late C18
staircase with a moulded mahogany handrail, stick balusters, and tread brackets;
adjacent to the staircase 2 cast-iron ornamental columns supporting the first floor.
Roof: not seen.
The forecourt bounded by simple early or mid C19 railings with gates in conforming
style, rubble end piers and rubble return wall.

Listing NGR: SS8040914452

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