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Ireland House Including Wall to Right with Letterbox

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashburton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.5173 / 50°31'2"N

Longitude: -3.7516 / 3°45'5"W

OS Eastings: 275912

OS Northings: 70073

OS Grid: SX759700

Mapcode National: GBR QJ.1V82

Mapcode Global: FRA 371P.L7P

Plus Code: 9C2RG68X+W8

Entry Name: Ireland House Including Wall to Right with Letterbox

Listing Date: 10 November 1972

Last Amended: 1 September 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282882

English Heritage Legacy ID: 376058

Location: Ashburton, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Ashburton

Built-Up Area: Ashburton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ashburton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


849-1/9/80 (North side)
10/11/72 Nos.83 AND 83A
Ireland House including wall to
right with letterbox
(Formerly Listed as:
(North side)
Nos.79, 81, 83, 83A)


House. Mid or late C18, incorporating a house of uncertain
date to right, the whole remodelled early or mid C19. Solid
rendered walls. Slated roofs. 3 storeys. 4 windows wide. Main
house 3 windows wide with raised quoins. Centre doorway with
flanking pilasters, fluted frieze, flat hood on shaped
brackets; 6-panelled door with reveals to match, the lowest
panels flush; cobweb fanlight. 2-paned sashes in plain
architraves. Bracketed eaves-cornice. Right-hand section is 1
window wide, each storey with 8-paned sashes in plain
architraves. Raised quoins, except to right of ground storey.
Front rises to shaped parapet. Curtilage wall to right
contains postbox with initials VR. Attached to the front of
the building is a slate plaque inscribed: IRELAND HOUSE Given
to Ashburton Grammar School by John Ireland (1761-1841) Dean
of Westminster for the headmaster. Later extended by Brown
Paige for boarding pupils. Restored by Teignbridge District
Council 1978.

Listing NGR: SX7591270073

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

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