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Gate Piers circa 73m to the south-west of the former vicarage

A Grade II Listed Building in Spreyton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7557 / 50°45'20"N

Longitude: -3.849 / 3°50'56"W

OS Eastings: 269671

OS Northings: 96756

OS Grid: SX696967

Mapcode National: GBR QB.SM0T

Mapcode Global: FRA 27T2.Y0J

Plus Code: 9C2RQ542+79

Entry Name: Gate Piers circa 73m to the south-west of the former vicarage

Listing Date: 4 March 1988

Last Amended: 31 October 2013

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1171990

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95087

Location: Spreyton, West Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Spreyton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Spreyton St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Summary


Gate piers to a former vicarage, early-C19.

Description

The entrance of the front drive is flanked by a pair of granite ashlar gate piers. Each is square in section with a moulded cap and ball finial.

History

The entrance gate piers to an early-C19 vicarage.

Reasons for Listing

The gate piers circa 73m to the south-west of the former vicarage, Spreyton, are listed at Grade II for the following principal reasons:

* Architectural interest: a set of C19 dressed ashlar stone gate piers with ball final detailing;

* Group value: the gate piers form a good group with the other listed buildings and structures in Spreyton including its associated former vicarage (Grade II, NHLE 1105989), the Church of St Michael (Grade II, NHLE 1171836) and the nearby C16 Barton farmhouse (Grade II*, NHLE 1171977).

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