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The Retreat

A Grade II Listed Building in Bampton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9897 / 50°59'22"N

Longitude: -3.4828 / 3°28'57"W

OS Eastings: 296026

OS Northings: 122186

OS Grid: SS960221

Mapcode National: GBR LJ.KTS6

Mapcode Global: FRA 36LH.GZB

Entry Name: The Retreat

Listing Date: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1168931

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96692

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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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16/10/2012

SS 92 SE

MILL HEAD, Bampton
The Retreat


House. Circa mid C19 but possibly a refashioning of an earlier house. Stone rubble,
rendered to the rear and left end, probably originally rendered to the front
elevation ; asbestos slate roof, gabled at ends ; end stacks with chimneypots.
Plan: Double depth, 2 principal rooms at the front with a single-storey lean-to
adjoining the left end and a direct entrance into the centre front room which is a
stair hall. At one time the house was divided into 2 on the long axis.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-bay front with a central 4-panel front door with
a rectangular fanlight; 2-light C19 casement windows, 8-panes per light, the ground
floor windows with flat stone arches, the first floor windows below wider, longer
timber lintels indicating earlier openings. Stone rubble walls to the small garden
in front of the house with tile capping rise in height at the gateway and are
included in the listing.
Interior: Stick baluster stair with turned newel ; joinery.
This house forms a group with Manor Mill and Millhead Cottage : included for group

Listing NGR: SS9602622186

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

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