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Stair Tower Approximately 52 Metres North North West of Barn (Old Kitchen)

A Grade II Listed Building in Buckland Monachorum, Devon

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Latitude: 50.4953 / 50°29'43"N

Longitude: -4.1213 / 4°7'16"W

OS Eastings: 249636

OS Northings: 68320

OS Grid: SX496683

Mapcode National: GBR NX.L37G

Mapcode Global: FRA 278R.676

Plus Code: 9C2QFVWH+4F

Entry Name: Stair Tower Approximately 52 Metres North North West of Barn (Old Kitchen)

Listing Date: 26 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326376

English Heritage Legacy ID: 92649

Location: Buckland Monachorum, West Devon, Devon, PL20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Buckland Monachorum

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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3/49 Stair Tower approximatley 52
- metres north-north-west of Barn
(Old Kitchen)


Stair tower, originally part of vicarage which is no longer extant. Circa early
C16. Stone rubble walls with granite ashlar quoins and dressings. Roofless.
Newel stairs rising 2 storeys with very small room within the tower on ground floor,
possibly store. It is uncertain how this structure formed part of the main vicarage
as the adjoining rooms have been demolished.
2 storeys. The corners of the structure are splayed and it has a chamfered plinth.
Asymmetrical front with chamfered granite. Tudor arched doorway to right leading to
newel stairs. To its left is chamfered granite doorway with slightly curved head
leading to small unlit room. At side and rear are 2-light granite mullion windows,
hollow chamfered, with hoodmould on 1st floor. Similar blocked window on ground
floor at rear.
Interior: Finely constructed newel stairs of dressed granite.

Listing NGR: SX4963668320

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