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Sparnham House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashburton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5144 / 50°30'52"N

Longitude: -3.758 / 3°45'28"W

OS Eastings: 275454

OS Northings: 69771

OS Grid: SX754697

Mapcode National: GBR QJ.208V

Mapcode Global: FRA 370P.XCR

Entry Name: Sparnham House

Listing Date: 1 September 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201034

English Heritage Legacy ID: 376178

Location: Ashburton, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Ashburton

Built-Up Area: 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

SX7569 WEST STREET
849-1/10/200 (North side)
No.36
Sparnham House

GV II

Large house, now divided into flats. Late C18 or early C19.
Rendered front, solid in ground storey but probably
timber-framed above. Slate-hanging on part of right side and
rear walls. Hipped slated roof. Rendered chimneys; that on
right side wall with bracketed cap. Double-depth and probably
3 rooms wide; unusual in having entrance hall and staircase at
left-hand end. Low rear wing (perhaps services or stabling
originally) to left. 3 storeys. 3 windows wide. Main doorway
to left has panelled pilasters and triangular pediment on
consoles. 6-panelled door, the 2 bottom panels flush. Small
C20 door to No 36B inserted to left of it, and to left of that
again (cutting through the quoins) the front door of No 38
(qv). Windows much altered and of varying sizes and levels;
mostly plain C19 sashes with 1 C20 metal casement; 2 triple
sashes in ground storey. Dentilled and bracketed eaves-cornice
with fluting between the brackets. Raised quoins to left of
upper storeys. Right side wall has 2 barred sashes: 6 panes
and 8 panes. Rear wing has wood casements with glazing bars.
Interior: only the main entrance hall and staircase inspected.
This is mostly Victorian in Georgian style, but some of it may
be original. Open-well wood staircase with twisted balusters
and shaped step-ends. Door with moulded surround and pediment.
Coloured and patterned tiled floor. Boarded and ribbed
ceiling. Coloured glass in inner door and stair window.


Listing NGR: SX7544769771

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