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Latitude: 50.6979 / 50°41'52"N
Longitude: -3.4996 / 3°29'58"W
OS Eastings: 294187
OS Northings: 89771
OS Grid: SX941897
Mapcode National: GBR P1.XNDB
Mapcode Global: FRA 37K7.GF8
Entry Name: Countess Wear House
Listing Date: 18 June 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1104010
English Heritage Legacy ID: 88996
Location: Exeter, Devon, EX2
Electoral Ward/Division: Priory
Built-Up Area: Exeter
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Countess Wear St Luke
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
COUNTESS WEAR ROAD
(Countess Wear House)
SX 98 NW 26/511
3 storeys, red brick house with main axis at right angles to road. Built circa
1770, but so much altered in Queen Anne style in 1889 that little original character
remains. Modillion cornice, lunetter windows at back. Stone quoins, painted keystones.
The entrance is of the Jacobean Baroque type with clock over. Curvd screen walls
with piers and ball finials. Venetian windows. Sundial. Hipped slate roof. Interior
has one Rococo fireplace.
Listing NGR: SX9418789771
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