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Riverside, Ashprington

Description: Riverside

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 100966

OS Grid Reference: SX8189256136
OS Grid Coordinates: 281892, 56136
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3932, -3.6629

Location: 1 Bow Creek, Ashprington, Devon TQ9 7EQ

Locality: Ashprington
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ9 7EQ

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Listing Text

6/57 Riverside


House incorporating a former warehouse. Probably C18 with mid to late C19 and
C20 alteration. Local limestone and slate rubble with rendered west end wall.
Reed thatch roof with slate coping to the gable ends. Lateral stack at the
front with a C20 brick shaft on a short brick shaft to the right hand gable
end stack.
Plan: Originally in the C18 the whole building may have been a warehouse and
the right west end two thirds converted to a house in the mid to late C19.
Alternatively the right hand two thirds may have been a house from the
beginning with an integral warehouse at the left hand end which has a cartway
on the ground floor and 2 storeys above with loading doors on the left hand
gable end facing the quay on the creek. The right hand two thirds is 2 rooms
wide with an entrance lobby and straight stairs between, the left hand room
is the full depth of the house, the right hand is 2 rooms deep. In the C20
the house accommodation was entered into the cartway and warehouse to the
Exterior: 2 storeys, at the left hand end it is 3 storeys. The north front
has an asymmetrical 3-window arrangement disposed towards the right. The
first floor has two 2-light casements and one 3-light casement to the right;
the ground floor has a 3-light casement to the right and a C20 single light
to the left of centre; except for the later windows all are late C19 with
horizontal glazing bars and timber lintels. Doorway to right of centre with
late C19 panelled door and C20 wooden lattice porch. To the left the former
warehouse has a cartway with a segmental stone arch, now blocked and a C20
window inserted.
The rear south elevation has 3 windows, symmetrically disposed late C19 2-
light casements with horizontal glazing bars and wooden lintels; blocked
doorway to left of centre and former cartway to right now filled with C20
glazed door and window with a slated canopy over.
The left hand (east) end has former loading doors on all 3 storeys, the ground
floor doorway blocked and the first and second floor doorways have windows
Interior: was only partly inspected; it retains some mid to late C19 joinery.

Listing NGR: SX8189256136

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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