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Hannaford House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Swimbridge, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0508 / 51°3'2"N

Longitude: -3.9888 / 3°59'19"W

OS Eastings: 260698

OS Northings: 129821

OS Grid: SS606298

Mapcode National: GBR KT.G5BC

Mapcode Global: FRA 26JB.PW3

Entry Name: Hannaford House

Listing Date: 25 February 1965

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107635

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98680

Location: Swimbridge, North Devon, Devon, EX32

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Swimbridge

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Swimbridge St James the Apostle

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SWIMBRIDGE HANNAFORD
SS 62 NW
11/197 Hannaford House
25.2.65
GV II*

House. c.1760. Painted stucco. Hipped slate roof with diamond pattern to centre.
Gable end brick stacks. Modillion cornice. Double depth plan with large outshut
to rear. Front range has principal room each side of entrance hall. 2 storeys.
Symmetrical 3-window range. Ionic pilasters to each end. 16 paned sashes flank
central Venetian windows with human head keystone, Y-bars to central window and
dentilled entablatures to the pilastered sidelights. 2 large bows to ground floor
with modillion cornices. Tripartite curving sashes 8 over 12 panes to centre and 4
over 6 paned sidelights. Central pedimented door surround with fluted pilasters,
panelled architrave and segmental arched fanlight to 6 panelled door, the upper 2
panels glazed. West side has all original fenestration, all 12 paned sashes and
one 3-light window 10 panes per light. Old plank door with cover strips to rear
outshut.
Interior principal room to right has fine plaster ceiling, rococo in style with
festoons to the centres and corners of rectangular moulded surround to foliated
centrepiece. Plain moulded panelling and fine Adam-style chimneypiece with
festoons and swags above the eared marble surround. Principal room to left has
Jacobethan style introduced fireplace across the angle of the room and doorcase,
both richly carved. Stair hall with modillion cornice and foliated centrepiece has
dog-leg staircase with turned balusters and wreathed and moulded handrail ramped up
to turned newels.


Listing NGR: SS6069829821

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