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Amherst the Old Cream House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashburton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.5169 / 50°31'0"N

Longitude: -3.7518 / 3°45'6"W

OS Eastings: 275899

OS Northings: 70035

OS Grid: SX758700

Mapcode National: GBR QJ.1V5M

Mapcode Global: FRA 371P.L5N

Plus Code: 9C2RG68X+Q7

Entry Name: Amherst the Old Cream House

Listing Date: 10 May 1973

Last Amended: 1 September 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298749

English Heritage Legacy ID: 376051

Location: Ashburton, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

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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849-1/9/74 (South side)
10/05/73 Nos.72 AND 74
The Old Cream House (72) Amherst
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
Nos.72 AND 74, 76
Hare's Lane Cottage (76))


Mirrored pair of houses. Late C18 or early C19. Rendered
fronts (probably timber-framed) lined to imitate masonry. Left
side wall of stone rubble. Slated roofs in 2 spans parallel to
street. Rendered chimneys on gable ends of each span. Probably
single-fronted, double-depth. 3 storeys. Combined front 3
windows wide with paired doorways in centre of ground storey.
Doorways flanked and divided by pilasters supporting a frieze;
there was probably a hood originally. 6-paned doors, the
bottom panels flush, the top 2 panels now glazed; panelled
reveals. Brass knocker at No 72, iron one at No 74. All
windows have moulded architraves and sashes. No 72 has triple
sash with 2-paned centre light in ground storey; 6-paned
sashes above, except that in third storey upper sashes have
only 3 panes. All sashes at No 74 are 2-paned. Combined front
flanked by rusticated pilaster-strips and finished with
bracketed cornice. Barred sashes and wood casements in rear

Listing NGR: SX7589970035

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