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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1333936
English Heritage Legacy ID: 85940
Location: Starcross, Teignbridge, Devon, EX6
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
KENTON THE STRAND, Starcross
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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