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Latitude: 50.804 / 50°48'14"N
Longitude: -3.8961 / 3°53'45"W
OS Eastings: 266489
OS Northings: 102208
OS Grid: SS664022
Mapcode National: GBR KY.YQSM
Mapcode Global: FRA 26QZ.3Z3
Entry Name: Burton Hall
Listing Date: 4 April 1979
Last Amended: 8 October 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1308820
English Heritage Legacy ID: 92973
Location: North Tawton, West Devon, Devon, EX20
District: West Devon
Civil Parish: North Tawton
Built-Up Area: North Tawton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: North Tawton St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
NORTH TAWTON BOUCHIERS HILL, North Tawton
SS 60 SE
6/90 Burton Hall (formerly listed
4.4.79 as The Old Norse Lodge)
Snooker club, formerly house. Dismantled in 1870 in Norway and reconstructed on its
present site for John Fulford, a local wool merchant. Built entirely, inside and
out, of reputedly fireproof timber on granite plinth. Gable ended slate roof.
Irregular brick chimneys.
Plan: symmetrical H-plan with interconnecting rooms on ground floor and large
Exterior: 2 storeys with cellar. Symmetrical garden front has 1:3:1 windows, outer
ones of 3 lights in gabled breaks, inner ones 2-light, casements with transoms and
labels, first floor outer windows have panels over centre lights. Verandah between
breaks with central steps to lawn. Entrance front has 1:2:1 windows with outer
breaks and large central gabled porch with elaborate fretwork and carved decoration
including bargeboard. Original doors with fretted lower panels. Gabled oriel on
brackets to east return elevation.
Interior: Very good and virtually complete, retaining most of its cladding and
hand-painted art nouveau decoration. Fittings include fretted ceiling roses and
cornices, door furniture and wide staircase. The walls are lined with tongue and
groove planks and some rooms have elaborate cusped arcading below cornice and dado
Listing NGR: SS6648902208
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