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Alston Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashburton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.535 / 50°32'6"N

Longitude: -3.7283 / 3°43'42"W

OS Eastings: 277610

OS Northings: 72007

OS Grid: SX776720

Mapcode National: GBR QK.6MX5

Mapcode Global: FRA 372N.3BY

Entry Name: Alston Farmhouse

Listing Date: 10 May 1973

Last Amended: 1 September 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200958

English Heritage Legacy ID: 375970

Location: Ashburton, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Ashburton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ashburton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


ASHBURTON

SX77SE ALSTON CROSS
849-1/2/224 Alston Farmhouse
10/05/73
(Formerly Listed as:
ALSTON CROSS
Alston Farmhouse. Barn with stables
to north of Alston Farm)

GV II

Farmhouse. Early C19 (probably about 1811); rear part possibly
older. Solid roughcast walls. Hipped slated roof. Rendered
chimney at each end of ridge on front range. Prominent stone
rubble chimney on rear range. Seems to be a 4-square house
with centre front entrance; shallower rear range. 2 storeys. 3
windows wide. The 2 outer windows are set in tall, shallow,
round-headed recesses which are themselves set in
square-headed recesses rising to the eaves. 6-panelled front
door in panelled reveals, the bottom panels flush, the top 2
panels of the door now glazed; moulded architrave. Later Doric
porch. Ground-storey windows round-arched with 8-paned sashes,
the heads of the upper sashes with interlacing Gothic
glazing-bars. Upper storey has 6-paned sashes; matching window
in right side wall. Interior: not inspected. 1973 list
description mentions 'moulded dado, 6-paned doors, panelled
shutters to windows, shaped brackets on cut string of stairs
with square balusters, marble mantle'. The Devon Record Office
has a draft building agreement (not completed) for this house,
dated 1811.
(924M/B8/33).


Listing NGR: SX7761072007

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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