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Countess Wear House

A Grade II Listed Building in Exeter, Devon

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104010

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88996

Location: Exeter, Devon, EX2

County: Devon

District: Exeter

Town: Exeter

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

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Listing Text

COUNTESS WEAR ROAD
1.
1092
No 59
(Countess Wear House)
SX 98 NW 26/511
II
2.
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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