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House in West Corner of the Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Kenton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6402 / 50°38'24"N

Longitude: -3.4758 / 3°28'32"W

OS Eastings: 295741

OS Northings: 83312

OS Grid: SX957833

Mapcode National: GBR P2.MGTL

Mapcode Global: FRA 37LC.ZN8

Plus Code: 9C2RJGRF+3M

Entry Name: House in West Corner of the Churchyard

Listing Date: 2 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1333969

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85907

Location: Kenton, Teignbridge, Devon, EX6

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Kenton

Built-Up Area: Kenton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Kenton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Description

KENTON HIGH STREET, Kenton
SX 98 SE

6/231 House in west corner of the
churchyard

GV II


Small house, possibly 2 dwellings. Mid late C19. Red sandstone ashlar with stone
dressings; slate roof with crested ridge tiles, gabled at ends with curly barge
boards; front lateral stack with tall stone shafts, rear lateral stack, left end
stack with stone shaft. Gothic.
Plan: Sited in the west corner of the churchyard. An L plan block facing High
Street with a porch in the angle with front doors into each block. A single storey
rear wing faces the churchyard and is sited within it.
Exterior: 2 storey main block, single-storey rear wing. Asymmetrical 1 window front
to High Street, gabled to the front at the left, set back to the right. Pretty open
timber Gothic porch in angle between the blocks with C19 plank front doors. I ground
floor 3-light transomed casement to the left with a cranked head, similar 2-light
first floor casement above. The block to the right is blind except for the front
door with a projecting lateral stack with set-offs. The right return (facing into
the church yard) is gabled to the left with transomed windows similar to those on the
High Street elevation, similar windows to rear elevation. The rear wing has one
doorway and 3 1-light windows.
Interior: Not inspected.
A well-preserved building in a crucial position in the village.


Listing NGR: SX9574083314

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