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Castle Grove

A Grade II Listed Building in Bampton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9917 / 50°59'30"N

Longitude: -3.4851 / 3°29'6"W

OS Eastings: 295868

OS Northings: 122414

OS Grid: SS958224

Mapcode National: GBR LJ.KT1K

Mapcode Global: FRA 36LH.834

Plus Code: 9C2RXGR7+MX

Entry Name: Castle Grove

Listing Date: 5 April 1966

Last Amended: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1306790

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96683

Location: Bampton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Bampton

Built-Up Area: Bampton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bampton St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 9422-9522 BAMPTON CASTLE STREET, (east side), Bampton

14/39 Castle Grove


House in use as retirement home. Circa early to mid C19 with and C18 wing. Stone
rubble, whitewashed and stuccoed to the front elevation with a slate roof, hipped at
ends, C18 wing gabled at end. Left end stack and 2 axial stacks to main block, end
stack to wing, all with brick shafts.
Plan: Main block on a west-east axis with the main entrance in a shorter rear return
block at the right (east) end which also contains the principal stair. The entrance
block links the main block to an C18 wing to the north-east on the same axis as the
main block. Some evidence that the main block has been extended by one room at the
left end and was formerly symmetrical with a central entrance. Interior adapted for
present use with some C20 partitions.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 5-bay south front with deep eaves and corner
pilasters and a slated verandah across the 4 right hand bays supported on iron
lattice posts. C19 2-leaf glazed French windows to the ground floor with glazing bars
and margin panes except the first bay from the left which is a canted bay with a
similar window in the centre and glazed lights with small panes to left and right.
The entrance elevation, facing east, is 3 bays with a central C19 porch with Doric
columns and an entablature with dentil cornice. Half-glazed C19 front door with a
rectangular fanlight and side lights ; left and right tall C19 2-light casements with
glazing bars and margin panes ; 3 C19 first floor 12-pane sashes. The south side of
the C18 service wing has 3 ground floor and 1 first floor C18 casements of 3 lights
with square leaded panes, the ground floor windows with stanchions ; first floor
window left is a larger casement.
Interior: C19 joinery includes shutters, doors and a probably late C19 stair with
elaborate turned balusters and wreathed handrails. There is a good series of C19
iron grates and chimney pieces of various designs. Conventional C19 roof to main
range; 2 apex trusses, probably C18, to the wing using both pegs and nails.

Listing NGR: SS9586822414

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

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