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Warfleet House

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmouth, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3433 / 50°20'35"N

Longitude: -3.574 / 3°34'26"W

OS Eastings: 288094

OS Northings: 50447

OS Grid: SX880504

Mapcode National: GBR QS.RZ86

Mapcode Global: FRA 38D4.9FD

Entry Name: Warfleet House

Listing Date: 23 October 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218349

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387401

Location: Dartmouth, South Hams, Devon, TQ6

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Dartmouth

Built-Up Area: Dartmouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Dartmouth Townstal

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


SX8850 WARFLEET ROAD, Warfleet
673-1/7/302 (West side (off))
23/10/72 Warfleet House


House, now divided. c1860-1880. Painted stone rubble with
Bathstone dressings; lateral and rear stacks with plastered
brick chimneyshafts and some old pots; slate roof with crested
ridge tiles.
PLAN: Double-depth house of irregular plan; left parlour built
as crosswing projecting forward to front of projecting porch
and corridor to large stairwell; left rear block with kitchen
and services.
EXTERIOR: Victorian Gothic style. 2 storeys with attics.
Irregular 1:2-window front. Stone windows. Left bay has
ground-floor canted bay window, each face with a transomed
2-light arch-headed window with cusped early-Decorated
tracery, each with gable over and large stone waterspouts to
valleys. First floor has 3-light mullion-and-transom window
with trefoil-headed lights, floating cornice above and trefoil
light to gable. To ground-floor right, 4 transomed
trefoil-headed lancets; floating cornice over with central
higher section, and first-floor lancet and 3-light window, all
with cranked-arch heads. Similar style to principal rooms on
the side walls, including a canted bay at right end.
Porch is square at ground-floor level with broaches to canted
first-floor corners. Outer wall has pair of large
square-headed windows to entrance lobby, the only windows to
retain leaded glass. Above a quatrefoil panel containing a
shield. Lancets to the corners. Front doorway a chamfered
cranked arch with moulded surround containing a top-glazed
door with margin glazing and bottom panels carved with
C17-style ornament including linenfold, tracery and
cartouches. Polychrome tiles in front of doorway. Porch has
squat spire with cast-iron finial. Other roofs have gables
with plain eaves. Rear blocks contain a variety of mostly C19
windows including casements and some sashes with glazing bars.
INTERIOR: Only partially inspected. Good entrance lobby lined
with C17-style oak panelling enriched with linenfold,
cartouches and tracery, with scrolled vines carved round
windows. Left parlour with ornate marble chimneypiece. Large
open-well stair with relatively plain style. Right-hand front
room has large C17-style beams, but chimneypiece here
Adjacent billiard room now the separate Warfleet Lodge (qv).

Listing NGR: SX8809450447

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

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