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Abbotsford

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbotskerswell, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5093 / 50°30'33"N

Longitude: -3.6154 / 3°36'55"W

OS Eastings: 285553

OS Northings: 68970

OS Grid: SX855689

Mapcode National: GBR QR.76SY

Mapcode Global: FRA 379Q.C9Y

Entry Name: Abbotsford

Listing Date: 23 August 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164125

English Heritage Legacy ID: 84719

Location: Abbotskerswell, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ12

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Abbotskerswell

Built-Up Area: Abbotskerswell

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Abbotskerswell The Blessed Virgin Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 86 NE ABBOTSKERSWELL MAIN STREET
Abbotskerswell
3/15 Abbotsford
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23.8.55
GV II
House, formerly farmhouse. Circa late C18/early C19 re-modelling of probably C17
house with C18 and C19 rear wings. Rendered rubble walls with hipped slate roof to
main block, at rear left hand wing is hipped, right-hand one is gabled. 2 rear
lateral stacks and one at right gable end, all rendered rubble with brick shafts.
Originally likely to have been 3 room and through-passage with lower room and hall
heated by rear lateral stacks and inner room by gable end stack. Rear wings added
behind hall and inner room probably in C18 and C19 respectively. Re-fronted in
circa late C18. Probably C19 barn wing behind left hand end.
2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4 window front consisting of symmetrical 2 window front
with central door to left and further 2 window bay to the right. Circa late
C18/early C19 12 pane hornless sash windows almost flush with the front face of the
wall. Contemporary door of 4 fielded panels with the lower half repaired. Doorcase
has pilasters, entablature blocks and frieze with moulded cornice and rectangular
fanlight. Modillion cornice below eaves. In front of the house is low garden wall
of limestone rubble with square gate piers and C19 wrought iron gate to left of
centre.
Interior: inaccessible at time of survey, may contain good quality late C18 joinery.


Listing NGR: SX8555368970

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