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Latitude: 50.905 / 50°54'17"N
Longitude: -3.4877 / 3°29'15"W
OS Eastings: 295491
OS Northings: 112774
OS Grid: SS954127
Mapcode National: GBR LJ.R687
Mapcode Global: FRA 36LQ.134
Entry Name: Clare House Including Garden Wall and Piers
Listing Date: 12 February 1952
Last Amended: 10 April 2000
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1384865
English Heritage Legacy ID: 485324
Location: Tiverton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Tiverton
Built-Up Area: Tiverton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Tiverton St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS9512 NEWPORT STREET, Tiverton
848-1/6/234 (South side)
12/02/52 Clare House including garden wall
(Formerly Listed as:
Clair House, including front wall to
House, now surgery. Believed to be 1816, built on the site of
Clare parsonage, with early C20 alterations. Rendered mass
wall construction; slate roof with lead rolls, hipped at ends;
stack on front wall with rendered shaft and 4 old pots;
cast-iron rainwater goods.
PLAN: deep plan, 2 rooms wide with central entrance into
passage and stair cell off right of passage.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys plus single storey pavilion block set
forward to right with hipped slate roof. Deep eaves.
Asymmetrical 3-bay front with pilastered timber doorcase with
roses carved at the upper corners and a 3-pane overlight.
Portico with timber columns and a moulded cornice with lead
covering. Half-glazed 2-leaf door with Edwardian stained glass
window to right, high transomed with a pair of opening
casements with fixed sidelights, all with margin panes. 3
first-floor windows with louvred shutters. Windows glazed with
2-pane casements with margin panes, said to have evidence of
conversion from sashes. Pavilion has one 12-pane sash and a
deep timber cornice.
The garden elevation has 3 first floor casements matching
those on the front and 2 3-light ground-floor windows with
margin panes and a blind recess in the centre with a C20
Elevation to Newport Street has one 2-light casement to the
stair. Rear right block has sash windows and a brick end wall
and may be an early C20 addition.
INTERIOR: features of interest include moulded doorcases
carved with lion's heads. The hallway has a plaster cornice,
also decorated with lion's heads; some C19 chimney-pieces
survive. Edwardian stair with turned balusters.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: tall rubble garden wall with piers is
included in the listing. This extends along Newport Street and
has 2 round-headed archways to left and right and ramps up to
a carriage entrance at the far right.
Listing NGR: SS9549112774
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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