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Dittisham Thornwell

A Grade II Listed Building in Dittisham, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3815 / 50°22'53"N

Longitude: -3.6003 / 3°36'1"W

OS Eastings: 286313

OS Northings: 54741

OS Grid: SX863547

Mapcode National: GBR QR.HJN0

Mapcode Global: FRA 38B1.C5Q

Entry Name: Dittisham Thornwell

Listing Date: 26 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1212468

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101184

Location: Dittisham, South Hams, Devon, TQ6

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Dittisham

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Dittisham St George

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

17/271 Dittisham Thornwell


House and shop premises. Late C19, said to have been built in 1876. Stone
rubble, mostly local limestone and redbrick window arches. Slate roof with
over-hanging eaves with exposed rafter ends and verges at the gable ends
with scalloped barge boards with pierced trefoils. The 2 small gables at
the front and 2 in the rear wing have similar bargeboards. Rendered stacks
at the gable ends, the left hand with turned clay pot and the right hand
with a lowered pot.
Plan: Overall L-shaped on plan the front block is at right angles to the
road and of double-depth plan with 2 principal front rooms, a central
entrance and probably smaller rooms behind. Behind the left hand part
there is a wing facing the road to the left of the house; the wing contains
a small shop on the ground floor with a central entrance.
Exterior: 2 storeys. The north west front of the house has a symmetrical
2-window elevation of original 9-pane (3 over 6 panes) sashes in openings
with segmental brick arches, the first floor with small gables over with
shaped and pierced bargeboards. Central doorway with similar arch and late
C20 glazed door. The corners at the front are splayed. The left hand
return, the rear wing facing the road has a small early C20 8-pane shop
window to the right in an earlier opening with a timber lintel, a circa
early C20 fixed-light 9-pane window to the left and a C20 glazed door
between. On the first floor 2 late C19 2-light casements with glazing bars
with small gables over with shaped and pierced bargeboards.
Interior: The shop has a single circa early C20 interior, the counter has
a panelled front and the walls are lined in shelves. The interior of the
house was not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX8631354741

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