HILL HOUSE (WEST)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1106743
Date first listed:
25-Oct-1988
Statutory Address:
HILL HOUSE (WEST)

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Location

Statutory Address:
HILL HOUSE (WEST)

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

County:
Devon
District:
North Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Chulmleigh
National Grid Reference:
SS 68795 14181

Details

CHULMLEIGH CHULMLEIGH SS 6814 -6914 7/41 Hill House (West) GV II House. Principally circa 1800-1820 but rear range may well contain earlier fabric. Joint-lined stuccoed stone rubble and cob. Slate roof with gable ends to front range with brick stack at right end, and hipped slate roof to rear range with stacks at each end, that to left with offsets and brickshaft. Plan: deceptively large house consisting of 2 parallel ranges. Front range has single heated room to right of former entrance passage, the right-hand partition of which has been removed creating direct entry. The upper storey is carried over carriageway to left. The passage way originally continued through the short narrow range connecting the front and rear ranges; the latter, of 2 heated rooms (kitchen to left, parlour to right) is parallel with but continues to the right of the front range. The flat-roofed stairwell is situated between the front and rear ranges to the right of the short connecting range; although again extending further to the right of the front range. At the right end of the rear range is a further narrow gable-ended 2-storey range containing passage through to rear garden and 2 large coal and store-sheds. Exterior: 2 storeys. 3 window range. All C19 hornless 12 paned sashes. Doorway has shallow canopy supported on decorative console brackets. Canted bay window to right with dentilled cornice and 12 paned sash with 4 paned sidelights. Double plank doors to carriage entrance to left. Interior: early C19 joinery largely intact. Open well stair has moulded string, handrail and stick balusters with turned newels. Heavy moulded plaster cornice to stairwell ceiling with central ceiling rose. Decorative moulded plaster cornice to right-hand room of the rear range. Principally round-arched doorways with unmoulded timber architraves. Roof: king-post roof structure to front range with dovetailed raking struts and pegged A-frame trusses to hipped rear range with lapped collars.

Listing NGR: SS6879814185

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
97219
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 17 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/10316/16
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