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Delamore

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishopsteignton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5538 / 50°33'13"N

Longitude: -3.5458 / 3°32'44"W

OS Eastings: 290587

OS Northings: 73806

OS Grid: SX905738

Mapcode National: GBR P1.21XD

Mapcode Global: FRA 37GL.NFY

Entry Name: Delamore

Listing Date: 2 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147558

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85714

Location: Bishopsteignton, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ14

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Bishopsteignton

Built-Up Area: Bishopsteignton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bishopsteignton St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

BISHOPSTEIGNTON FORE STREET (north side),
SX 9073-9173 Bishopsteignton
Delamore
13/52
II

GV


Villa. Early C19. Colourwashed stuccoed stone rubble ; 2 span slate roof, the main
roof, half-hipped at ends, roofs of left and right blocks hipped at ends ; rendered
stacks.
Plan: Rectangular double depth plan with a central entrance into a wide stair hall
which is the full depth of the house, principal rooms to left and right, separately-
roofed service block to the rear.
Exterior: Set back from the road behind tall garden walls. Very intact exterior with
a 5-bay front, the centre 3 bays slightly broken forward with a higher roofline.
Pretty glazed verandah supported on timber trellis posts withchinoiserie spandrels,
the centre bay glazed-in to form a porch. Half-glazed front door with margin glazing
and a rectangular fanlight. French windows to left and right with high transoms,
margin panes and sliding shutters. 16-pane early C19 first floor sashes to left and
right, 12-pane sash to centre, all with shutters (temporarily removed at time of
survey, 1987).
Interior: Not thoroughly inspected at time of survey but very complete with a good
wide stair with stick balusters and a wreathed handrail, early C19 joinery and
chimneypieces.
Delamore is a particularly fine and unaltered example of a large villa in substantial
grounds ; this type of house is characteristic of the development of Bishopsteignton
in the early C19 but there are only 2 surviving examples in the village which have
not been subdivided or converted for institutional use.
Group value'with garden walls.


Listing NGR: SX9058773806

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