Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1104557

Date first listed: 25-Mar-1988

Statutory Address: HEMBURY


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Statutory Address: HEMBURY

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Devon

District: Torridge (District Authority)

Parish: Buckland Filleigh

National Grid Reference: SS 48057 09403


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BUCKLAND FILLEIGH SS 40 NE 7/10 Hembury - - II House. Early to mid C17, possibly with earlier origins, with later C17 or C18 addition. Whitewasned cob and rubble walls. Thatch roof hipped at left end, half nipped to right and gabled to rear wing. Tall brick lateral stack at front and projecting rubble stack to rear gable with brick shaft. Plan: originally 3-room-and-through-passage plan but lower end to the right has been demolished and an early C20 lean-to built in its place. Hall is heated by front lateral stack with a projecting window bay adjoining it. Unheated inner room behind which was a large heated kitchen or parlour later C17/early C18 wing. Stairs inserted at rear of passage in C20. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2-window front of circa mid C20 1 and 3-light casements. The ground floor right-hand window lights the hall and is in a single storey projection adjoining the lateral stack with a catslide roof extending over it. C19 plank door to the right with lean-to against right-hand end. Wing extends behind left-hand end. Rear elevation has a C17 3-lignt chamfered wooden mullion window on the 1st floor, otherwise early C20 2 and 3-light casements. Interior: inaccessible at time of survey but seem to contain chamfered ceiling beams. Hall fireplace and roof trusses may also be of interest. This house survives in a fairly unaltered state with a very picturesque exterior and has considerable landscape value.

Listing NGR: SS4805709403


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