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Winsland House

A Grade II Listed Building in Harberton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.4343 / 50°26'3"N

Longitude: -3.7155 / 3°42'55"W

OS Eastings: 278263

OS Northings: 60794

OS Grid: SX782607

Mapcode National: GBR QK.F54W

Mapcode Global: FRA 373X.2BD

Entry Name: Winsland House

Listing Date: 13 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1215439

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101294

Location: Harberton, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Harberton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Harberton

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


1/388 Winsland House



Small country house. Circa 1830-40. Stuccoed stone rubble with ashlar joint
lining on the stucco. Low-pitched slate hipped roof with lead rolls to the
hips. Deep eaves with paired brackets to the soffits,. Stuccoed axial and
end stacks with paired octagonal shafts with moulded bases and caps.
Plan: The asymmetrical east entrance side has a doorway near the centre
leading to the stairhall with service rooms in a wide wing to the right
(north) and the principal rooms to the left on the symmetrical south garden
front with a verandah.
A Regency style house with minimal Gothic detail.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 6-window south garden front, centre left
blind. Ground floor French casements with margin panes and intersecting
tracery in semi-circular fanlights. 12-pane first floor sashes above. Across
the entire south front and continued around the right hand (east) return a
tented-roof verandah, supported on slender iron columns with vertical and
spiral timber battens for climbing plants; the verandahm roof is now
weatherboarded which probably replaces the original sinz. The south facade
continues as a screen wall to the left with battlements at the eaves level and
2 octagonal finials with moulded caps and bases.
The east entrance side is asymmetrical, it projects to the right where there
is round-headed sash on the ground floor with glazing bars and a 12-pane sash
above. To the left a wide projecting chimney breast. The centre is recessed,
with a doorway with a moulded architrave, fielded and reeded panel reveals
and a glazed door with reed bottom panels. The verandah on the garden front
to the left continues around this east entrance front to form a porch to this
doorway which has an iron balustrade and wide stone steps.
Interior: Central stairhall entered from the side doorway has an early C19
staircase with turned balusters and a wreathed handrail. Although the
interior was not inspected its original joinery is said to be intact as well
as most of the plaster mouldings. The original chimneypieces may also

Listing NGR: SX7826360794

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