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Regent House Including Gate Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Starcross, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6276 / 50°37'39"N

Longitude: -3.4482 / 3°26'53"W

OS Eastings: 297665

OS Northings: 81879

OS Grid: SX976818

Mapcode National: GBR P3.7BBC

Mapcode Global: FRA 37ND.Y79

Plus Code: 9C2RJHH2+2P

Entry Name: Regent House Including Gate Piers

Listing Date: 2 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1333936

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85940

Location: Starcross, Teignbridge, Devon, EX6

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Starcross

Built-Up Area: Starcross

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Starcross St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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14/275 Regent House including gate piers


House. Early C19. Stuccoed with a slate roofs gabled at the right end, hipped at
the left end, hipped at the end of the rear wing; 2 right end stacks.
Plan: Approximately rectangular on plan, double depth with an entrance on the west
side, the former garden elevation, at the left end. Details of plan unclear at time
of survey as interior not inspected.
Exterior: 2 and 3 storeys. Asymmetrical 2:3 bay front, the 2 bays in a lower-roofed
block at the left end. The taller block has deep eaves with eaves brackets,
platbands and steps with iron railings up to a wide front door at the left; good
doorcase with brackets and a dentil frieze below the cornice. The taller block has 3
ground floor C19 2 pane sashes; 3 first floor C19 12-pane sashes and 3 second floor
C19 6-pane sashes. The 2 storey block at the left has 2 first floor C19 2-pane
sashes. The right return, facing the Strand, is 3 bays with 2 ground floor mid/late
C19 canted bays with iron cresting and 4 pane sashes; 3 first floor C19 12-pane
sashes 3 second floor C19 6-pane sashes. A pair of gate piers adjoining this
elevation at the left is crowned with pineapple finials.
Interior: not inspected but may retain features of interest.
The old list description refers to a castellated red brick garden wall with 3 square
corner towers, a gardener's cottage and a gazebo, dated 1837.
Formerly the home of a local celebrity, Captain Peacock, who was a collector of
curios and keeper of pleasure boats.

Listing NGR: SX9766481877

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