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Torridge (District Authority)
Weare Giffard
National Grid Reference:
SS 47737 21921


WEARE GIFFARD SS4721 16/212 Southcott House 4.10.60 (formerly listed as Southwood Cottage) II House. Early C19. Stucco over slatestone rubble; hipped slate roof; brick ridge and lateral stacks. Double-depth plan. Regency style. 2 storeys; symmetrical 3-window range, flanked by one-storey bays. Verandah across front has coved lead roof supported on trellised iron pillars. Flat rendered arches over late C19 plate-glass French windows, central late C19 six-panelled door and late C19 eight-pane sashes with flanking shutters on first floor. One-storey bay to right has tall early C19 twelve-pane sash flanked by shutters and early C19 gutter with lions' mask motifs. One storey bay to left has C19 two-light casement above 9-pane sash; early C19 sixteen-pane sash in left gable end. Interior: panelled doors and shutters, the former in reeded architraves with panelled reveals; early C19 moulded plaster cornices. Early C19 fireplace with Gothick-style cast-iron grate in room to left; early C19 marble fireplace to right. Central hallway leads to inner hall with fine early C19 dog-leg with landing staircase with wreathed handrail,stick balusters and fret-cut brackets. First-floor rooms not inspected.

Listing NGR: SS4773721921


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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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