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Castle House

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Torrington, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9509 / 50°57'3"N

Longitude: -4.1415 / 4°8'29"W

OS Eastings: 249671

OS Northings: 119009

OS Grid: SS496190

Mapcode National: GBR KM.NGMS

Mapcode Global: FRA 266L.JCY

Entry Name: Castle House

Listing Date: 19 March 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1310018

English Heritage Legacy ID: 90450

Location: Great Torrington, Torridge, Devon, EX38

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Great Torrington

Built-Up Area: Great Torrington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Great Torrington St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

1735 (East Side)
Castle House
SS 4919 1/14 19.3.51.


Late C18 or early C19, with garden front added circa 1820. Now a Nursing
Home. Said to have been built of stone from Castle ruins. Square, 2 storey,
stucco. Sash windows. Ogee bracket cornice. Garden front lower storey
projects with 4 tall sash windows with glazing bars. Centre recessed Greek
Doric porch with fluted columns and pilasters in antis, guttae to entablature.
Above this is a deep balcony with good iron balustrade and canopy supported
on slender cast iron columns.

Nos 2 to 8 (even) Nos 18, 20, Castle House and Nos 5 to 13 (odd) Nos 21
to 25 (odd) (West Side) form a group.

Listing NGR: SS4967119009

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

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