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Summerhill Including Garden Area Wall to South, Strete

Description: Summerhill Including Garden Area Wall to South

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 April 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 100027

OS Grid Reference: SX8427047158
OS Grid Coordinates: 284270, 47158
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3130, -3.6267

Location: A379, Strete, Devon TQ6 0RH

Locality: Strete
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ6 0RH

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Listing Text

SX 84 NW
5/243 Summerhill including
20.4.89 garden area wall to


Small house. Circa 1835, extended in C2O. Stone rubble stuccoed at front
and on west side, the front having masonry lining low-pitched hipped
asbestos tile roof with red clay ridge tiles. Painted brick stacks at
Plan: Double depth rectangular plan with 2 principal rooms at the front, a
central entrance hall with a dog-leg staircase at the back. Behind the left
hand room a smaller unheated room was the pantry; the right hand room
extends through to the back but originally a small unheated room was
probably partitioned off at the back. The kitchen is in a 2-storey wing at
the centre at the back with a stack on the right hand side. In the C20 a
single storey extension containing a new kitchen was built on the left side
of the original kitchen and a conservatory was built on the left side of the
main block.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window south east front. Plain band at
first floor level. Original early C19 2-light French casements with glazing
bars and margin panes and with moulded wooden cornice hoods over. The first
floor windows with C20 facsimile wrought iron balconies. Central doorway
with original panelled door, the top panels now glazed and with C20
facsimile wrought iron porch with a tent-shaped canopy. On the left hand
side a C20 conservatory. On the right hand side a lean-to garage that might
have been the coach house. At the back a hipped roof wing with a stack on
the left side and a C20 single storey extension to its right.
Including C19 garden area wall in front, local stone rubble with cemented
rubble coping, pedestrian gateway at centre with flight of stone steps.
Interior: Retains most of its original joinery including panelled doors and
a dog-leg staircase with stick balusters moulded newel posts and a moulded
hand rail. The chimneypieces in the qround floor front rooms have been
replaced but there is an original single chimneypiece in the first floor
left hand front room with a bracketed shelf. There is no moulded

Listing NGR: SX8427047158

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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