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Swan House

A Grade II Listed Building in North Molton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0541 / 51°3'14"N

Longitude: -3.8036 / 3°48'12"W

OS Eastings: 273688

OS Northings: 129850

OS Grid: SS736298

Mapcode National: GBR L2.FXZ9

Mapcode Global: FRA 26XB.J0F

Entry Name: Swan House

Listing Date: 24 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1215399

English Heritage Legacy ID: 400601

Location: North Molton, North Devon, Devon, EX36

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: North Molton

Built-Up Area: North Molton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: North Molton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

NORTH MOLTON THE SQUARE (south side)
SS 7229-7329
18/199 Swan House
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GV II
House, latterly public house. Probably early to mid C19, possibly the remodelling of
a C18 house. Rendered, probably over stone rubble. Gable-ended scantle-slate roof.
Rendered brick stacks with weatherings.
Plan: Two-room central-entrance plan, with staircase to rear of entrance hall and
pair of external lateral stacks to rear. Outshut at right-hand end. Two storeys,
with one-storey outshut.
Exterior: Nearly symmetrical 3-bay front; C19 small-paned 2-light wooden casements.
Central C19 four-panelled door (upper panels glazed and lower panels beaded flush)
with rectangular overlight, chamfered wooden frame and C19 bracketed gabled wooden
porch with shaped panelled barge boards. One-storey lean-to outshut to right-hand
gable end with shaped verge boards. Gable ends of main range also with shaped barge
boards.
Interior: Four-panelled doors with moulded architraves. Early C19 staircase with
rectangular-section stick balusters, closed string and turned newel post. Old winder
stair to cellar, with C18 four-panelled door at top. Cellar below left-hand room
with cobbled floor and former barrel-drop to front.

Listing NGR: SS7368229847

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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