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Torridge House Including Garden Wall Adjoining to West

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Torrington, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9316 / 50°55'53"N

Longitude: -4.1479 / 4°8'52"W

OS Eastings: 249163

OS Northings: 116882

OS Grid: SS491168

Mapcode National: GBR KM.PM18

Mapcode Global: FRA 266N.1WV

Entry Name: Torridge House Including Garden Wall Adjoining to West

Listing Date: 16 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105029

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91746

Location: Little Torrington, Torridge, Devon, EX38

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Little Torrington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Little Torrington St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

LITTLE TORRINGTON LITTLE TORRINGTON
SS 41 NE
16/131 Torridge House including garden
- wall adjoining to west

GV II

House formerly rectory. Mid C19 with later C19 addition. Plastered stone walls.
Gable ended slate roof. Various rendered brick stacks.
Plan: Irregular plan probably extended at several periods but basically consisting
of 2 principal front rooms separated by a stairhall with a slightly later cross-wing
at the right end comprising a large drawing room. Kitchen wing at rear of left-hand
end and rear service rooms beind the principal rooms.
Exterior: 2 storeys with attic. Asymmetrical front consisting of symmetrical 3
window range to left and gabled cross-wing to right. Original fenestration of 3-
light sashes on first floor, mullion and transom windows below, of which the central
one is a French window. Gable to right has a 3-light canted bay window on ground
floor. All the windows have contrasting plastered architraves. Stringcourse between
floors. One storey later C19 addition set back from left-hand end with the end of
the rear panelled range projecting to its left. Very irregular rear elevation with 2
large gables to left which have C19 12-pane and tripartite sash windows.
Interior: Fairly complete joinery and plasterwork consisting of 6-panel doors, and
open string staircase with wreathed handrail and stick balusters. Simple moulded
cornices apart from decorative ceiling band with egg and dart cornice in main drawing
room.
To include tall rendered garden wall to west with 4-centred chamfered arch.


Listing NGR: SS4916316882

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