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Old Matford

A Grade II* Listed Building in Exeter, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7163 / 50°42'58"N

Longitude: -3.5129 / 3°30'46"W

OS Eastings: 293292

OS Northings: 91836

OS Grid: SX932918

Mapcode National: GBR P1.9JS7

Mapcode Global: FRA 37J5.WTK

Plus Code: 9C2RPF8P+GV

Entry Name: Old Matford

Listing Date: 29 January 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224370

English Heritage Legacy ID: 420335

Location: Newtown and St. Leonard's, Exeter, Devon, EX2

County: Devon

Electoral Ward/Division: Newtown and St Leonard's

Built-Up Area: Exeter

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Exeter St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Old Matford
SX 9391 15/299 29.1.53.
Also called Matford or Madford House. Said to have been built by Sir John Smyth,
Mayor and MP for Exeter, d 1619. Circa 1600. Stone and cob house, 2 storeys,
with 2 gables and projecting porch at front. Back has projecting wings with gable-ends
re-built in brick. Parts of 3 large external chimneys in Heavitree stone remain.
All windows appear to be renewed. 3 to 5-light mullioned casements. Now slate
roof. Porch has 3-centred arch with Royal Arms of Elizabeth over it. Original
oak panelled door, also frame with carved plinth stops. Interior: Staircase.
Several original doorways.

Listing NGR: SX9329291836

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