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Mount Sandford

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishop's Tawton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0649 / 51°3'53"N

Longitude: -4.0312 / 4°1'52"W

OS Eastings: 257767

OS Northings: 131473

OS Grid: SS577314

Mapcode National: GBR KS.F6KK

Mapcode Global: FRA 26F9.RB1

Entry Name: Mount Sandford

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107695

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98525

Location: Bishop's Tawton, North Devon, Devon, EX32

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Bishop's Tawton

Built-Up Area: Barnstaple

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Newport

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

BISHOPS TAWTON MOUNT SANDFORD ROAD
SS 53 SE
7/46 Mount Sandford

II

House. C17/C18 refashioned and extended in early C19. Painted stucco, rusticated
quoins. Slate roofs with lead flashings. Groups of brick stacks to each range.
Complex plan with 2 long parallel ranges with central valleys to roofs of several
different heights with 2 principal rooms and facade added in early C19 across the
double gables at the west end, and a third parallel shorter range added to rear. 2
storeys. Regency facade of 2 bays with shaped parapet and moulded cornice. Two 2-
storey canted bay windows with 2 storey timber verandah and balcony with 2 tiers of
slender timber posts with shaped brackets and decorative wrought iron balustrade to
balcony. Lead covered balcony roof sweeping up under main roof cornice. 2 over 2-
paned sashes with margin glazing bars to canted bays with 4 panes sidelights.
North side has low parapet above moulded cornice. 6 window range. Scattered
fenestration of 2-, 9- and 16-paned sashes. Projecting porch with parapet, moulded
cornice and round arched doorway with impost bands running round side walls. Wide
4-panelled door with overlight and 1/2-glazed inner door of 2 panels with 4 panes
above with margin glazing bars.
Interior: room to left of entrance hall has dado panelling to all 4 walls with
integral cupboards. Boxed in beams in same style. Plaster cornices to principal
rooms of early C19 addition. Roof structure appears to be early C19 but whole roof
space not accessible.


Listing NGR: SS5776731473

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