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Lowerfield House

A Grade II Listed Building in Lapford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8566 / 50°51'23"N

Longitude: -3.8054 / 3°48'19"W

OS Eastings: 273024

OS Northings: 107895

OS Grid: SS730078

Mapcode National: GBR L2.V9T0

Mapcode Global: FRA 26XT.WVT

Entry Name: Lowerfield House

Listing Date: 26 August 1965

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263389

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432441

Location: Lapford, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Lapford

Built-Up Area: Lapford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Lapford

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 70 NW
- Lower field House
- II

House. Probably C18. Plastered cob and rubble; rubble stacks with C18 or C19 brick
chimney shafts; slate roof. 3 room plan house facing south with entrance hall and
stairs right (east) of centre. Projecting end stacks to both end rooms and rear
lateral stack to central room. 2 storeys. Balanced but asymmetrical 5-window
front. Doorway right of centre. Late C18-early C19 6-panel door is partly glazed;
panelled reveals; fluted doorcase; and flat-roofed Tuscan porch has turned granite
columns and moulded entablature. Doorway is flanked by curving bay windows
containing forward 16-pane sashes and 8-pane side sashes. Other windows contain
late C19 casements with glazing bars. Windows include great deal of old glass.
Coved plaster eaves cornice. Roof hipped each end and flanked by tall brick chimney
Interior includes some original plasterwork and joinery.

Listing NGR: SS7302407895

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

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