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The Park Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Silverton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8125 / 50°48'44"N

Longitude: -3.4701 / 3°28'12"W

OS Eastings: 296523

OS Northings: 102463

OS Grid: SS965024

Mapcode National: GBR LJ.Y4QP

Mapcode Global: FRA 36MY.FXQ

Entry Name: The Park Farmhouse

Listing Date: 11 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325795

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95407

Location: Silverton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Silverton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Silverton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SILVERTON
SS 90 SE
7/221 The Park Farmhouse
-
- II
Farmhouse, formerly the stable block to Silverton Park (demolished 1900). 1839-45;
designed by James Knowles for the fourth Earl of Egremont. Brick, on random rubble
volcanic trap plinth with Portland stone dressing. Hipped slate roofs. Neo-
classical style. Quadrangular, square ground plan with an extension to the south
which rises abruptly above steeply falling slope, with opposed pedimented vehicular
entrance blocks to east and west both of 2-storeys, a matching storage block to the
north, all set centrally in their respective ranges; the remainder all of 1 storey.
The lower ranges with hipped roofs screened by moulded parapet wall with widely-
spaced merlins; the parapet has been removed from the north section. Entrance
blocks, Portland stone pediment, moulded brick cornice; and with paired plain brick
pilasters flanking square-headed entrance; the third pedimented block with access to
ground and first floor, ventilators and nesting boxes, the roof flat and lowered.
Single storeyed ranges with tall windows under floating cornices, many of them
blocked but where intact, with 12-pane unhorned sashes. Internal doorways (some
blocked) with brick ashes; sash window to internal face of dwelling which occupies
south-east corner.


Listing NGR: SS9652302463

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