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Shapter House

A Grade II Listed Building in Topsham, Devon

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Latitude: 50.68 / 50°40'47"N

Longitude: -3.4624 / 3°27'44"W

OS Eastings: 296774

OS Northings: 87724

OS Grid: SX967877

Mapcode National: GBR P3.3SK0

Mapcode Global: FRA 37M8.YQ4

Entry Name: Shapter House

Listing Date: 23 June 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1380827

English Heritage Legacy ID: 481151

Location: Exeter, Devon, EX3

County: Devon

District: Exeter

Town: Exeter

Electoral Ward/Division: Topsham

Built-Up Area: Topsham

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Topsham St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

871/9/10156 TOPSHAM
23-JUN-00 (South side)
Shapter House


House. c.1840s, probably a recasting of a C17 house. Mass wall construction, ground floor roughcast, first floor stuccoed. Painted Dutch brick visible on left return; red brick on right return; slate roof; rendered chimney shafts with bands; one round chimney pot remains. Cast iron rainwater goods.
Plan: Double depth, 2 windows wide. Rooms heated by axial and front lateral chimney stacks.
Exterior: 2 storeys and attic. 3-window front. Stucco band runs between ground floor and first floor levels. Almost central recessed entrance with 6 panel door and rectangular overlight with one vertical glazing bar. 8 pane hornless sash window to left and 12 pane hornless sash window to right. Three 12 pane hornless sash windows at first floor level. Gabled attic dormer.
INTERIOR: not inspected but may retain features of interest.

Listing NGR: SX9677487724

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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