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Latitude: 50.9023 / 50°54'8"N
Longitude: -3.4873 / 3°29'14"W
OS Eastings: 295514
OS Northings: 112476
OS Grid: SS955124
Mapcode National: GBR LJ.RDCD
Mapcode Global: FRA 36LQ.77L
Entry Name: Raymond Penny House
Listing Date: 12 February 1952
Last Amended: 10 April 2000
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1384878
English Heritage Legacy ID: 485337
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 George
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS9512 PHOENIX LANE, Tiverton
848-1/6/249 Raymond Penny House
(Formerly Listed as:
OFF FORE STREET, Tiverton
House, now used as offices and surgery. c1830s, rear block
removed in c1970s, rear elevation of that date. Late C20
refurbishment and alterations to the designs of David Yarham.
Smooth-plastered mass wall construction, hipped slate roof
with lead rolls; cast-iron rain water goods, stacks
PLAN: formerly double-depth (information from David Yarham),
now single depth. 2 rooms wide with central staircase and
rooms off stair landings.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and basement with single-storey block at
south-east end. 3-bay 5-window front, centre bay broken
forward slightly. Steps up to central entrance with fielded
panelled soffit with projecting pedimented porch on Doric
columns and C20 2-leaf front door. Modillion eaves cornice.
Outer bays have flush sash windows with moulded architraves,
glazed with 4-pane sashes. Centre bay has similar tripartite
sashes (the frames probably earlier than the glazing). Steps
down to the basement at front right; area railings and walls
Rear elevation is late C20 but in a sympathetic style with a
Tuscan porch, left and right pilasters with sunk mouldings,
and a cornice which breaks forward in centre front. 4-pane
sashes, except hound-headed stair sash with glazing bars.
The right return has one second and one first floor 4-pane
sash and a hipped roof single-storey block, which also has a
modillion cornice. The left return has one ground and one
first floor tripartite sash and a second floor Diocletian
INTERIOR: original stick baluster stair with ramped mahogany
handrail and 2 round-headed timber pilastered recesses on
first-floor landing. Joinery appears to be late C20.
Although effectively only half a house, this building occupies
a prominent position in the town and has group value with
Gotham House (qv).
Listing NGR: SS9551412476
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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