If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.
Description: Woolston Place Including Garden Retaining Wall, Railings and Gate-Piers to South-East
Date Listed: 19 February 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 100898
OS Grid Reference: SX7164141670
OS Grid Coordinates: 271641, 41670
Latitude/Longitude: 50.2610, -3.8022
Explore more of the area around West Alvington, Devon at Explore Britain.
WEST ALVINGTON WOOLSTON
SX 74 SW
5/201 Woolston Place including garden
retaining wall, railings and gate
piers to south-east.
House. Early C19. Coursed slate stone rubble walls, rendered at the gable ends.
Gable ended slate roof with overhanging eaves. Rendered brick stack at each gable end.
Plan somewhat altered in C20 but originally double depth with one room either
side of central hall. Some internal partitions have been removed. C20 rear
Exterior: 2 storeys. Almost symmetrical 3 window front of early C19 16 pane
hornless sashes apart from C20 facsimile on ground floor to right. Dressed stone
flat arches over window. At centre is probably original 6 panel door with
restored open porch in front consisting of flat hood supported on fluted columns
with pilasters behind. At rear 2 original sashes survive, otherwise C20 windows.
Flat roof single storey C20 wing built on to include tall garden retaining wall
to south-east, abutting road on 2 sides, which has gateway in semi-circular recess on corner and divided steps with iron railings leading to gate with square rubble piers.
Interior: inaccessible at time of survey but likely to contain original joinery
such as panelled doors and staircase.
Listing NGR: SX7164141670
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
Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.