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Calverleigh Couirt

A Grade II Listed Building in Loxbeare, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9181 / 50°55'5"N

Longitude: -3.5388 / 3°32'19"W

OS Eastings: 291931

OS Northings: 114310

OS Grid: SS919143

Mapcode National: GBR LF.QKB9

Mapcode Global: FRA 36GP.554

Entry Name: Calverleigh Couirt

Listing Date: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325660

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96746

Location: Loxbeare, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Loxbeare

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Calverleigh

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 91 SW LOXBEARE CALVERLEIGH

13/102 Calverleigh Court
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GV II


House. 1843, built for the Amory family to replace Old Calverleigh Court which was
nearer to the parish church. Colourwashed and stuccoed, probably stone rubble;
hipped slate roof; rendered brick stacks.
Plan: Italianate villa style; deep rectangular plan to the main block which is 2
rooms wide with a central entrance; rear right service wing set back at the right end
of the main block and extending beyond it to the rear, forming 1 boundary of the rear
garden.
Exterior: 2 storeys. 3-bay entrance elevation with deep eaves on timber brackets;
tetrastyle portico in antis with half columns and pilasters to the rear; central 2-
leaf front door with rectangular fanlight with glazing bars, door flanked by 8-pane
sashes. Ground floor windows with raised surrounds and moulded cornices carried on
consoles, glazed with 2-light casements with high transomes and glazing bars. First
floor windows with moulded surrounds are glazed with small-pane 2-light casements.
The symmetrical 7-bay left return has similar window details and a 2-storey canted
bay in the centre. 3-bay rear elevation, with a glazed garden door in the centre and
similar windows and glazing. The right return of the main block preserves some
original sash windows. The service wing has sash windows facing the rear garden and
ends in a crosswing with a 3-bay colonnade facing the garden below a round-headed
niche.
Interior: not inspected but may preserve 1843 features.


Listing NGR: SS9193114310

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