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Chevithorne Barton

A Grade II* Listed Building in Tiverton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9333 / 50°55'59"N

Longitude: -3.4449 / 3°26'41"W

OS Eastings: 298559

OS Northings: 115864

OS Grid: SS985158

Mapcode National: GBR LK.PK2W

Mapcode Global: FRA 36NM.ZPL

Entry Name: Chevithorne Barton

Listing Date: 12 February 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384703

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485157

Location: Tiverton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Tiverton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Chevithorne St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


TIVERTON

SS91NE
848-1/2/62
12/02/52

CHEVITHORNE
Chevithorne Barton

II*

Manor house. Early C17, seat of the Frauncis (until 1664) and
Prideaux (until C19) families; rear service wing, rebuilt in
C19, remodelled in 1930 by Sir Albert Richardson for the
Heathcote-Amorys.
MATERIALS: render on rubble except for the freestone door and
window dressings and copings; steep dry slate gabled roofs
with 4 front gables which increase in size from the left;
gable copings with moulded kneelers; rendered brick stacks: 2
rear lateral stacks with paired shafts (centre and left, 2
single stacks (towards left and towards right), the right-hand
stack unrendered, and larger end stack on the right.
PLAN: overall large E-shaped plan including service wings at
rear, the latter remodelled 1930 to provide a large L-plan
living room. Front range is large 3-room plan with cross
passage towards left, central hall and slightly-projecting
parlour wing on the right.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with 2nd-floor rooms partly in roof space;
1:1:2:1-bay range with wider parlour front projecting on the
right. Square hoodmoulds over original 2, 3 and 4-light
mullioned windows. 1-window-range entrance bay has wide
round-arched moulded doorway with hoodmould.
INTERIOR: Pevsner notes C17 features including four-centred
first-floor doorway, open-well stair with ball finials to
heavy newels, and the Oak Room in east wing with fluted
pilasters to Jacobean panelling and fine plasterwork to
frieze, single-rib ceiling and especially the overmantle with
Orpheus and the figures of Hope and Wisdom.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: 1989-: 258).


Listing NGR: SS9855915864

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