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Forecourt Walls Including Gates Adjoining to East and Approximately 25 Metres North of Venn Ottery Barton

A Grade II Listed Building in Newton Poppleford and Harpford, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7127 / 50°42'45"N

Longitude: -3.3053 / 3°18'19"W

OS Eastings: 307939

OS Northings: 91158

OS Grid: SY079911

Mapcode National: GBR P7.3LYZ

Mapcode Global: FRA 37Z6.64P

Plus Code: 9C2RPM7V+3V

Entry Name: Forecourt Walls Including Gates Adjoining to East and Approximately 25 Metres North of Venn Ottery Barton

Listing Date: 26 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203702

English Heritage Legacy ID: 352417

Location: Newton Poppleford and Harpford, East Devon, Devon, EX11

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Newton Poppleford and Harpford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Tipton St John with Venn Ottery

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Description


SY 09 SE NEWTON POPPLEFORD VENN OTTERY
AND HARPFORD
4/95 Forecourt walls including gates
- adjoining to east and
approximately 25 metres north of
Venn Ottery Barton
GV II

Forecourt walls and gates. Late C17-early C18 with some C19 and C20 repatching.
Gates are probably circa 1810. English bond brick walls with cast iron gates.
Relatively tall walls enclosing large forecourt on its north, south and eastern
sides. The south-east corner includes a contemporary pavilion (now part of Garden
Cottage (q.v.)) and the gateway is at the northern end of the east side. Here from
plain square piers projecting slighly from the main wall and concave quadrant walls
curve in to plain brick gate piers which contain double gates. The gates have
spear-headed rails, a double lock bar containing circles and the spaces between the
rails below filled with diagonal crosses.
The farmhouse (q.v.), a pavilion (q.v.) and forecourt walls form a group in a
picturesque setting. There are striking similarities here to the arrangement at
nearby Elliots Farm (q.v.).


Listing NGR: SY0793991158

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