WOODLEIGH HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1105967
Date first listed:
20-May-1985
Statutory Address:
WOODLEIGH HALL

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Location

Statutory Address:
WOODLEIGH HALL

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

County:
Devon
District:
Mid Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Cheriton Bishop
National Grid Reference:
SX 77914 93232

Details

SX 79 SE CHERITON BISHOP

10/29 Woodleigh Hall

II

Large house. 1896-8. Granite ashlar front (facing north-east away from road) with random rubble and ashlar dressings to sides and rear; slate roof with crested ridge tiles and shaped eaves brackets. Gable-ended main block of 2 storeys with attics. Central staircase plan with single large rooms each side on ground floor. Gable-end ashlar stacks and axial stacks either side of entrance hall provide each ground floor room with a fireplace at both ends. 3-storey, flat-roofed service block behind. 7-window front with chamfered quoins. Large central doorway with eliptical arch contains glazed double doors under large fanlight with glazing bars. Original French windows, each 3 panes with 2-pane arched fanlight at ground floor and identical windows at first floor. All are segmental-headed with chamfered quoins and voussoirs with prominent keystones. A series of corbels project at first floor level for missing verandah. Each gable end has bargeboards decorated with blind arcading, a finial and pendant at the apex and pendants at eaves level. The service block has smaller windows in similar style and a parapet with moulded granite coping. Inside high rooms and most original joinery, plasterwork and fittings survive intact. It is said to have been built for a London brewer.

Listing NGR: SX7791493232

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
95129
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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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