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Number 11, Including Iron Railings to the Front

A Grade II Listed Building in Chudleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6045 / 50°36'16"N

Longitude: -3.6008 / 3°36'3"W

OS Eastings: 286812

OS Northings: 79531

OS Grid: SX868795

Mapcode National: GBR QR.1BJ0

Mapcode Global: FRA 37BG.QZH

Entry Name: Number 11, Including Iron Railings to the Front

Listing Date: 28 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164565

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85297

Location: Chudleigh, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Chudleigh

Built-Up Area: Chudleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Chudleigh St Martin and St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

CHUDLEIGH FORE STREET (east side), Chudleigh
SX 8679
6/41 No 11, including iron railings to
the front

GV II

House, formerly Working Men's Reading Room and Library, established 1877 (White's
Directory). Stone rubble, the front elevation colourwashed and plastered; slate
roof, gabled at ends; stacks on north and south sides.
Eclectic late C19 style with robust Venetian detail.
2 storeys and attic. Rectangular plan, the gable end to the road with a central
entrance. The symmetrical 3-bay gabled front has a deep bracketed cornice returned
over the corner pilasters to form an open pediment; the pilasters have fielded
panels.
Central Tuscan porch with a half-glazed front door with panelled reveals and soffit.
On either side of the front door slightly recessed canted bay windows the architraves
rising as a segmental arch above the centre light with scallop shell and foliage
carving; sash windows with glazing bars, The right hand bay has been altered to
incorporate a C20 door. Above the porch a first floor sash with a shouldered
architrave and cornice carried on short pilasters with scallop carving. Round-headed
sashes to left and right with shouldered architraves, keystones and brackets. 1
second floor Venetian window with glazing bars in the gable. Iron railings enclose a
narrow area in front of the building.
Interior not inspected but contemporary features may survive.
The showy elevation to Fore Street makes an important contribution to the townscape.


Listing NGR: SX8681279528

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