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Castle House

A Grade II Listed Building in Totnes, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4308 / 50°25'50"N

Longitude: -3.692 / 3°41'31"W

OS Eastings: 279921

OS Northings: 60362

OS Grid: SX799603

Mapcode National: GBR QL.MC65

Mapcode Global: FRA 374X.CH7

Entry Name: Castle House

Listing Date: 16 March 1978

Last Amended: 8 February 2010

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1236878

English Heritage Legacy ID: 427999

Location: Totnes, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Totnes

Built-Up Area: Totnes

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Totnes St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


928/1/207 PLYMOUTH ROAD
16-MAR-78 (North side)
CASTLE HOUSE

(Formerly listed as:
PLYMOUTH ROAD
GOTHIC COTTAGE)

II
Early to mid-C19 house in the Gothick style.

MATERIALS: Stucco front with hipped welsh slate roof with a gable to the principal elevation.

PLAN: Two and a half storey single bay house with a rectangular footprint.

EXTERIOR: The principal elevation (south) is of two and a half storeys. To the ground floor is a recessed triple sash window. To the first floor is an oriel window with three four over four sash windows. To the gable, with decorative bargeboards, is a small, pointed arch, tracery window. To the right hand side of the ground floor is a slightly projecting stucco doorcase with false battlemented parapet and C20 door.

INTERIOR: Not inspected.

REASONS FOR DESIGNATION: Castle House is designated at Grade II, for the following principal reasons:
* An early to mid-C19 example of a Gothick house
* The intactness of the fa├žade with good quality Gothick detailing, especially to the bargeboards, windows and battlemented doorcase

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

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