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Latitude: 50.3151 / 50°18'54"N
Longitude: -3.6712 / 3°40'16"W
OS Eastings: 281112
OS Northings: 47460
OS Grid: SX811474
Mapcode National: GBR QN.1QHQ
Mapcode Global: FRA 3866.FKW
Entry Name: Buckland
Listing Date: 8 November 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1325167
English Heritage Legacy ID: 99854
Location: Slapton, South Hams, Devon, TQ7
District: South Hams
Civil Parish: Slapton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Slapton St James the Great
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
House. Mid C19. Stuccoed stone with moulded band at first floor level and
rusticated quoins. Slate hipped roof with crested ridge tiles and paired
shaped brackets to eaves; below the eaves a moulded string-course. Rendered
stacks at sides with moulded cornices.
Plan: Double depth plan with 2 principal rooms on the east front with an
entrance passage between leading to a staircase behind the right-hand room
and kitchen behind the left-hand room. Originally there was an axial
passage between the kitchen and principal front left-hand room to the
central doorway on the south elevation. The dairy was probably behind the
staircase in the rear right-hand (north west) corner where a single storey
wing now contains the dining room.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Almost symmetrical 3-bay east front, the windows
disposed slightly to the right. C19 4-pane sashes. Doorway to right of
centre with C19 glazed and panelled door, the top panes have stained glass
panes; early C20 glazed porch. Left-hand return, the south front, has
symmetrical 3-bay facade, 3 C19 16-pane sashes on first floor and 4-pane
sashes on ground floor; central doorway with stuccoed pediment on elaborate
consoles, glazed double doors and rectangular overlight.
The west elevation (rear) has irregular fenestration, 2 Cl9 12-pane sashes
on first floor, over a porch, and to the right the wall breaks forward as
the kitchen chimney stack. The north elevation has a central round-headed
stair window with stained glass margin panes and C20 windows below on ground
floor; to the right a single storey flat roof extension.
Interior: The chimneypieces in the 2 principal front rooms have been
removed and there are no cornices here. The hall has a moulded plaster
cornice and console brackets to an arch which lead to the original C19
staircase with moulded balusters, moulded newels and a mahogany hand rail.
Most of the original internal joinery is intact including panelled doors and
the kitchen was a large fireplace with a bracketed mantel shelf and has a
Listing NGR: SX8111247460
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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