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Burton Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in North Tawton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.804 / 50°48'14"N

Longitude: -3.8961 / 3°53'45"W

OS Eastings: 266489

OS Northings: 102208

OS Grid: SS664022

Mapcode National: GBR KY.YQSM

Mapcode Global: FRA 26QZ.3Z3

Entry Name: Burton Hall

Listing Date: 4 April 1979

Last Amended: 8 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308820

English Heritage Legacy ID: 92973

Location: North Tawton, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: North Tawton

Built-Up Area: North Tawton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: North Tawton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 60 SE
6/90 Burton Hall (formerly listed
4.4.79 as The Old Norse Lodge)
Snooker club, formerly house. Dismantled in 1870 in Norway and reconstructed on its
present site for John Fulford, a local wool merchant. Built entirely, inside and
out, of reputedly fireproof timber on granite plinth. Gable ended slate roof.
Irregular brick chimneys.
Plan: symmetrical H-plan with interconnecting rooms on ground floor and large
central hall.
Exterior: 2 storeys with cellar. Symmetrical garden front has 1:3:1 windows, outer
ones of 3 lights in gabled breaks, inner ones 2-light, casements with transoms and
labels, first floor outer windows have panels over centre lights. Verandah between
breaks with central steps to lawn. Entrance front has 1:2:1 windows with outer
breaks and large central gabled porch with elaborate fretwork and carved decoration
including bargeboard. Original doors with fretted lower panels. Gabled oriel on
brackets to east return elevation.
Interior: Very good and virtually complete, retaining most of its cladding and
hand-painted art nouveau decoration. Fittings include fretted ceiling roses and
cornices, door furniture and wide staircase. The walls are lined with tongue and
groove planks and some rooms have elaborate cusped arcading below cornice and dado

Listing NGR: SS6648902208

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