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Statutory Address:

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

Torridge (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 38566 95264


ASHWATER ASHWATER SX 39 NE 3/15 Wembley House - GV II House. Circa late C18 with C20 rear addition. Colourwashed rendered cob on stone rubble footings with a thatched roof, hipped at ends. The original plan was single depth with a wide central passage and 2 rooms each heated by massive projecting lateral stacks with set-offs on the rear. Small single-storey lean-tos adjoining each end may be contemporary. The 2 room and passage plan survives with a C20 single-storey flat-roofed rear addition, the rear right stack has been truncated and capped. 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window front with a central gabled porch. Fenestration probably early C20, a 2-light casement, 4 panes per light above the porch, other windows 3-light casements, 3 panes per light, the window to the left of the porch flanked by rough buttresses. One 2-light casement to the left-hand lean- to, 3 panes per light. Interior The right-hand fireplace has jambs of squared masonry and a timber lintel, the left-hand fireplace is C20.

Listing NGR: SX3857195263


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 09 May 2003
Reference: IOE01/10754/08
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