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The Park Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Silverton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8139 / 50°48'50"N

Longitude: -3.463 / 3°27'46"W

OS Eastings: 297026

OS Northings: 102616

OS Grid: SS970026

Mapcode National: GBR LK.Y0HL

Mapcode Global: FRA 36MY.BPH

Plus Code: 9C2RRG7P+HQ

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

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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The Park Farmhouse


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 two-storeys, a matching storage block to the north, all set centrally in their respective ranges; the remainder all of one 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 twelve-pane unhorned sashes. Internal doorways (some blocked) with brick ashes; sash window to internal face of dwelling which occupies south-east corner.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 13 December 2018.

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