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Thornwood House

A Grade II Listed Building in Tedburn St. Mary, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7381 / 50°44'17"N

Longitude: -3.685 / 3°41'5"W

OS Eastings: 281196

OS Northings: 94516

OS Grid: SX811945

Mapcode National: GBR QM.5T48

Mapcode Global: FRA 3754.86Y

Plus Code: 9C2RP8Q8+62

Entry Name: Thornwood House

Listing Date: 11 November 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1215841

English Heritage Legacy ID: 401132

Location: Tedburn St. Mary, Teignbridge, Devon, EX6

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Tedburn St. Mary

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Tedburn St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Description


TEDBURN ST MARY CHURCH HILL
SX 89 SW

3/77 Thornwood House
11.11.52

II

House. Circa mid C19. Probably brick, the front elevation stuccoed and blocked out,
the side elevations rendered; hipped slate roof with 2 gabled projections to the
front elevation and one to the left return with eaves carried on shaped timber
brackets; brick stacks. Italianate villa style. A deep plan, only 2-rooms wide, the
2 main rooms at the front project on either side of a recessed entrance to the
central stair hall. The secondary rooms and services are behind.
2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-bay front, the outer bays with gables treated as open
pediments with blind bullseyes, the right-hand bay slightly advanced. The central
bay is narrower and set back with a good porch with Ionic columns and an entablature
and a 2-leaf half-glazed front door with margin glazing. 3-light windows with semi-
circular lights except ground floor window left, 3-light with square heads, and the
first floor window above the porch which is 2-light with semi-circular lights. A
short gabled projection on the left return is treated similarly to those on the
front.
Interior Mid C19 features survive, including chimney-pieces, shutters and a stair
with stick balusters. An attractive mid C19 villa in a prominent position
overlooking the road.


Listing NGR: SX8119694516

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