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Southdown House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bovey Tracey, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.595 / 50°35'42"N

Longitude: -3.6712 / 3°40'16"W

OS Eastings: 281809

OS Northings: 78586

OS Grid: SX818785

Mapcode National: GBR QM.GY8H

Mapcode Global: FRA 376H.FL2

Entry Name: Southdown House

Listing Date: 3 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1165703

English Heritage Legacy ID: 84500

Location: Bovey Tracey, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Bovey Tracey

Built-Up Area: Bovey Tracey

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bovey Tracey St Peter, St Paul and St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

BOVEY TRACEY EAST STREET (north side)
SX 8178

11/57 Bovey Tracey
- No 10 Southdown House

GV II


House. Mid C19. Rendered solid walls, probably of stone. Slated roofs; the main
body of the house has a rendered chimneystack on each gable and another on rear
gable of rear wing. Plan consists of a deep front block, possibly 2 rooms deep,
with a narrow lower section, perhaps designed as a secondary entrance, on the east;
at rear, on west side, a long narrow wing. 2 storeys, with garret in main block.
The latter is 3 windows wide with a fourth window in the lower eastern section. The
centre bay of the main block projects slightly and is carried up an extra storey
above eaves level, where it has a gable with traceried bargeboards. In the ground
and second storeys, the windows of this block have raised imitation stone surrounds
of stucco and contain wooden mullioned-and-transomed casements, the lower sections
of which have 2 panes each; the outer windows are of 3 lights, the centre window in
second storey of 2 lights. Front door, in centre bay of ground storey, has 2 long
panels with a narrow panel at the top, now glazed; fanlight over, with pointed
head. Large openwork entrance-porch of timber, gabled with truss of open curved
bracing and swept overhanging eaves carried on brackets. Third-storey window in
gabled projection has pointed head and raised surround. At either side of it is a
gabled dormer window with bargeboards and overhanging eaves; C20 glazing. The lower
right-hand section of the building has a ground-storey window with a triangular
head;this now has intersecting, diagonally-set glazing-bars, but may have been a
doorway originally. In second storey is a similar window in a steep gable which
breaks the eaves line; the glazing consists of a 2-light casement with 2 panes per
light, each light having a triangular head with a diamond-shaped pane in the window
head. Garden railings and gate (included in the listing) are original : cast-iron
with lily-heads to the uprights.
Interior not inspected.


Listing NGR: SX8180978586

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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