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Latitude: 50.9332 / 50°55'59"N
Longitude: -3.9257 / 3°55'32"W
OS Eastings: 264780
OS Northings: 116625
OS Grid: SS647166
Mapcode National: GBR KX.PHBL
Mapcode Global: FRA 26NM.Y64
Entry Name: Lower Twitchen
Listing Date: 8 January 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1209936
English Heritage Legacy ID: 97170
Location: Burrington, North Devon, Devon, EX37
Civil Parish: Burrington
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Burrington Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
BURRINGTON TWITCHEN LANE
SS 61 NW
5/42 Lower Twitchen
House. Probably C18 core, remodelled circa 1820-30. Painted rendered stone rubble.
Asbestos slate roof with gable end rendered stacks. Virtually symmetrical 2-room,
central stairhall plan, with 1 1/2 storey outshuts added to each side of rear staircase
window. In C19 the house was apparently refurbished with a C18 doorcase probably
brought from elsewhere, a geometrical staircase and good quality internal joinery.
2 storeys. 3-window range. Symmetrical. C20 fenestration, 2-light casements 6
panes per light. Early C18 central Ionic square-headed doorcase with fluted
columns, the entablature breaking back from the columns. Raised and fielded 6-
panelled door and panelled surround. The door and doorcase appear to have been
brought from elsewhere. Segmental arched rear stair window with intersecting
Interior: Geometrical staircase with wreathed handrail and stick balusters.
Slightly cambered timber lintel to left-hand room fireplace which has bread oven.
Good C19 joinery including panelled doors and integral cupboards to right-hand room.
Doorcases to stair landing on left side have incised Greek key motif.
Listing NGR: SS6478016625
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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