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Tor Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Denbury and Torbryan, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4896 / 50°29'22"N

Longitude: -3.6653 / 3°39'55"W

OS Eastings: 281965

OS Northings: 66856

OS Grid: SX819668

Mapcode National: GBR QN.WL14

Mapcode Global: FRA 376R.PW9

Entry Name: Tor Court

Listing Date: 23 August 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263590

English Heritage Legacy ID: 431996

Location: Denbury and Torbryan, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ12

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Denbury and Torbryan

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ipplepen with Torbryan

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 86 NW TORBRYAN TORBRYAN HAMLET

4/54 Tor Court
23.8.55

GV II

Farmhouse, formerly a mansion house. Late C17, probably 1677 (date plaque), with
later additions. Stone rubble, painted at the front. Slate roof. Two storeys,
with single-storey additions at either side. Four-square double-depth plan, the
rear range covered with a pair of roofs set at right-angles to the front and
hipped. Front three windows wide. Doorway in centre of ground storey has
chamfered lintel with scroll-stops; flat hood on shaped timber brackets, having
above it a later, slated pent roof. Above this again a slate plaque with date
1761. Windows have flat arches with voussoirs; 3-light windows with lightly-
moulded wood mullions that could be original, but with C19 4-pane glazing and
centre 4-pane timber casements. Coved wood eaves cornice. Front range has in each
gable a projecting stone chimney-stack with offsets and tapered top, heightened in
both cases with a brick shaft. At rear of right-hand wall a similar stack, but
with no projection. In centre of rear wall a stone tablet with initials ACT and
date 1677 above. Interior: front door leads into entrance-hall with plain early
or mid C19 wooden stair. One room on either side, both with chamfered ceiling-
beam, those in left-hand room with scroll-stops, those in right-hand room with
run-out stops. Latter room has fitted early C18 cupboard with raised-and-fielded
panelled doors having sheped strap-hinges. Right-hand rear room has fireplace with
chamfered wood lintel (mutilated) having scroll-stops. Original fireplaces
probably concealed under plaster on both storeys. Upper storey not inspected.


Listing NGR: SX8213666753

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