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Latitude: 50.787 / 50°47'13"N
Longitude: -3.6484 / 3°38'54"W
OS Eastings: 283899
OS Northings: 99899
OS Grid: SX838998
Mapcode National: GBR L9.ZMKC
Mapcode Global: FRA 3770.JGF
Entry Name: Fairpark and Attached Garden and Yard Walls
Listing Date: 11 October 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1197135
English Heritage Legacy ID: 386994
Location: Crediton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Crediton
Built-Up Area: Crediton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Crediton
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX8399 EXETER ROAD
672-1/4/45 (East side (off))
11/10/72 Fairpark and attached garden and
Farmhouse, now house, including garden, farmyard and boundary
walls. Circa late C18 with some C20 alterations. Stuccoed,
ground floor volcanic trap rubble, brick above;half-hipped
slate roof;end stacks with rendered shafts.
Plan: Double depth plan, 2 rooms wide with a central entrance
into a wide passage containing the stair.
Exterior: 2 storeys, attic and cellar. Rusticated quoins.
Symmetrical 3-bay front with a central open Tuscan porch;
6-panel front door, top panels glazed, doorcase with panelled
reveals. Ground floor and 3 first floor windows late C18/early
C19 16-pane sashes. The left return has a louvred opening to
the attic. The rear elevation has a large square headed recess
in the centre, paved below and incorporating the well.
Interior: Includes original panelled doors, moulded cornices,
white marble chimney-pieces and a stick baluster stair with
mahogany newel posts. Some alteration of first floor
partitions. The attic room has a door positioned in front of
the louvred opening in the west end. This is said to have been
used for drying clothes. Tall walls, partly brick and partly
rendered, with rounded corners and slate coping, enclose a
vegetable garden to the west, the former farmyard to the east
and the rear service yard, which is entered through a doorway
from the farm lane. Some of the walls also function as
retaining walls flanking the farm lane up to the house from
the Exeter Road, where they are impressively tall and make an
important contribution to the character of East Town and the
east end of Crediton. Roof: King post and strut trusses with
metal fixings. Fairpark is an ancient site and is named on a
copy terrier of the mid C16 in private hands.
Listing NGR: SX8389999899
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