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Description: Lower Yeatson
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 100944
OS Grid Reference: SX8091456426
OS Grid Coordinates: 280914, 56426
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3956, -3.6768
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Farmhouse. Dated 1833. Local stone rubble with red brick window dressings.
Scantle slate roof with gabled ends and deep eaves at the front. Brick stacks
over the gable ends.
Plan: Double depth plan with 2 principal front rooms and a narrow entrance
hall at the centre leading to the stairs at the back. The services are in
rooms at the back behind the principal rooms.
Exterior: 2 storeys and attic. Symmetrical 3-bay front with original 16-pane
sashed with flat red brick arches and jambs and stone sills. Central doorway
with C19 glazed and panelled door in a moulded frame, and a C20 glazed porch
set on a flight of slate steps.
At the rear an original central round-headed stair window; is is a sash with
radial glazing bars in the head; and original 3-light casement windows with
The left hand gable end has a round attic window with radiating glazing bars.
Interior: Only the hall was inspected . It has a deeply moulded ceiling
cornice and 6-panel doors. The staircase at the back has stick balusters and
a moulded mahogany handrail. A mould plaster panel over the stair window is
inscribed "Thomas Edmonds 1833".
Kelly's Directory of 1856 lists Thomas Hunt Edmonds of Fore Street, Totnes as
a solicitor. He appears to have built Lower Yeatson when upgrading Yeatson
House (qv) for his own use.
Listing NGR: SX8091456426
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Source: English Heritage
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