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WOODLEIGH HALL

List Entry Summary

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

Name: WOODLEIGH HALL

List entry Number: 1105967

Location

WOODLEIGH HALL

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

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Cheriton Bishop

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-May-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 95129

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List entry Description

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: SX 77914 93232

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