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Castle House and No 19 (Carriage House)

A Grade II Listed Building in Bampton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9916 / 50°59'29"N

Longitude: -3.4861 / 3°29'10"W

OS Eastings: 295796

OS Northings: 122407

OS Grid: SS957224

Mapcode National: GBR LJ.KSRJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 36LH.7PT

Plus Code: 9C2RXGR7+JH

Entry Name: Castle House and No 19 (Carriage House)

Listing Date: 5 April 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1168911

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96686

Location: Bampton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Bampton

Built-Up Area: Bampton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bampton St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Description

SS 9422-9522 BAMPTON CASTLE STREET, (west side), Bampton

14/42 Castle House and No 19 (Carriage
- House)
5.4.66
GV II


2 houses, formerly 1 property. Circa mid/late C18 with circa late early C19
remodelling and late C20 modifications to the front elevation. Stone rubble
(formerly plastered to the front elevation) ; slate roof, gabled at ends ; 2 rear
stacks to main range, right end stack, end stacks and axial stack to rear wing.
Plan: Overall L plan : the main range, facing Castle Street consists of 2 adjoining
houses (Castle House to the left) with a rear left wing at right angles to the main
range. The rear wing with C18 details appears to be the earliest part of the
building ; the single depth main range has circa early C19 details. The 3-bay left
hand block has 2 principal heated rooms, 1 on either side of an entrance passage with
an open well stair in a centre rear stair wing. The 3-bay right hand block has a
smart early C19 front elevation but the remains of an archway at the right suggests
that it has been modified ; single-storey lean-to at rear.
Exterior: 2 storeys. 3 + 3-bay front, the left hand block (Castle House)
symmetrical, the right hand block approximately symmetrical. Castle House has a
moulded cornice and dentil frieze, the left and right pilasters and projecting
architraves to windows are late C20 additions. Castle House has a C19 central
recessed panelled front door with a rectangular fanlight, panelled soffit and reveals
to the doorcase ; fluted half columns and entablature. Ground floor windows C19 12
over 8-pane sashes ; first floor 12-pane sashes. No. 19 has a C19 recessed panelled
front door with a panelled soffit and reveals to the doorcase ; pilasters and a
cornice. C20 architraves to the windows, similar to Castle House ; 3 first floor 12-
pane sashes ; ground floor window left 12 over 8-pane sash, ground floor window right
a C20 insertion in a blocked stone archway.
The rear wing of Castle House has some 12 over 8-pane sashes with thick glazing bars,
probably mid C18. The stair wing has a hipped slate roof and a round-headed stair
sash with glazing bars.
Interior: of Castle House. C19 joinery in the main block includes a good stick
baluster stair with a wreathed handrail ; circa early C19 marble chimneypiece ground
floor room right. The rear wing has C18 joinery including 2-panel doors and fixed
cupboards with fielded panels.
In 1761 John Goodman, sergemarker lived here ; later the house was occupied by a
leather merchant, (Hulland).

Hulland, Charles., Bampton, A Town Walk (1985)


Listing NGR: SS9579622407

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