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Lower Twitchen

A Grade II Listed Building in Burrington, Devon

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1209936

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97170

Location: Burrington, North Devon, Devon, EX37

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Burrington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Burrington Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

BURRINGTON TWITCHEN LANE
SS 61 NW

5/42 Lower Twitchen
-
- II


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
glazing bars.
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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