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Statutory Address:

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

Torridge (District Authority)
High Bickington
National Grid Reference:
SS 59959 20683


HIGH BICKINGTON NORTH ROAD, High Bickington SS 59 20 14/108 Wardens Hill - II

Cottage. Probably early to mid C18 with probably late C19/early C20 alterations and additions. Rendered cob with gable-ended Welsh-slate roof (formerly thatched). Rendered stone stack. Plan: Two-room plan sited at right angles to the road (facing south-east). Larger principal room (hall) to left with external end stack and smaller room to right with truncated integral end stack (room probably formerly unheated). Entrance lobby and staircase between the rooms. Probably late C19 or early C20 continuous lean-to outshut at rear. Two storeys with one-storey outshut. Exterior: Nearly symmetrical front. Two-window front; C19 small-paned 2-light wooden casements, that on the ground floor to left with segmental head. Doorway slightly off-centre to right has C19 slate-roofed gabled porch with shaped wooden barge boards. Ground-floor segmental-headed 2-light wooden casement in left-hand gable end. Interior: Left-hand ground-floor room has plain joists spanning front to back, and large open fireplace with stone jambs, chamfered wooden lintel with ogee stops and bread oven with C19 cast iron door. Right hand ground-floor room has plain plaster ceiling and blocked fireplace. Stud walls flanking entrance lobby and staircase. First-floor rooms and roof-space not inspected.

Listing NGR: SS5995920683


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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: 10 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/05708/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Ann Allen. Source Historic England Archive
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