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31, East Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ashburton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.5162 / 50°30'58"N

Longitude: -3.7546 / 3°45'16"W

OS Eastings: 275699

OS Northings: 69957

OS Grid: SX756699

Mapcode National: GBR QJ.1TC1

Mapcode Global: FRA 370P.R2P

Plus Code: 9C2RG68W+F5

Entry Name: 31, East Street

Listing Date: 7 August 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200977

English Heritage Legacy ID: 376024

Location: Ashburton, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Ashburton

Built-Up Area: Ashburton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ashburton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


849-1/10/46 (North side)
07/08/51 No.31


House. Early C18. Front has exposed stone rubble ground
storey. Slate-hung second storey with unique, small fish-scale
slates (probably original). Later slate-hanging on face of
dormer and on left side wall. Slated roof. Rendered chimney on
right gable end. One room wide, 2 rooms deep, with
through-passage to left of ground storey. Staircase adjoins
rear end of passage to right. 2 storeys with garret. 2 windows
wide. Ground storey has 4-panelled door to left, the 2 bottom
panels flush. To right, a pair of plain sash windows set in a
wide blocked opening. Above the ground storey a moulded wood
cornice with slate-hanging (not the original) swept out over
it. Upper storey has 6-paned sash windows in moulded flush
frames, the right-hand window of 2 lights. Coved
eaves-cornice. Dormer gable spans whole front; two 6-paned
sash windows, slate-hung bargeboards. Interior: inspected
during building work in 1977. Wood bolection-moulded
chimneypieces. Wood stair with square newels, turned
balusters, heavy moulded handrails. Unusual roof with square
centre post braced at all 4 corners; front gable truss has
collar pegged to face of principal rafters. Similar fish-scale
slates were found lying loose in the garret of Nos.35-37 (odd)
High Street, Totnes, in 1989.
(Laithwaite M: 1977-).

Listing NGR: SX7569969957

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