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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.


List entry Number: 1106781



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

County: Devon

District: North Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Parracombe

National Park: EXMOOR

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Feb-1965

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 97098

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SS 64 NE 3/120 25.2.65


GII Former Rectory,now private house.Circa 1820-30.Stuccoed stone rubble.Hipped slate roof with deep sprocketed eaves.Lions heads to moulded cast iron gutters.Two large brick ridge stack with three pots each.Main range has three principal rooms in line to garden (south) front with principal entrance to left(west side)to axial passage and stairhall to centre rear opposite the central bow-fronted principal room.Two service wings,that to left gable-ended,that to right hipped,project at right angles from rear of main range forming three sided rear courtyard.Slightly recessed single storey ballroom with tall lateral rear stack extends from right(east)side of main range.Two storeys with cellars.Garden front symmetrical with central two-storey two-window bow.sixteen paned sashes above eight over twelve paned sashes flanking bow with twelve paned sashes on each floor.Flight of twelve stone steps to front terrace.Single storey ballroom set back slightly to right,three bays wide,the centre breaks forward with a panel in the raised blocking course,simple cornice and end pilasters;three tall French windows with glazing bars.Entrance front has symmetrical three window range of twelve paned sashes above taller twelve paned sashes flanking central semi-circular arched doorway with rusticated surround,eight panelled door with decorative fanlight,and short flight of four steps.Service range to left has two,twelve-paned sashes above C20 door to left of similar sash.All fenestration of hornless sashes appears to be original.Quoin plasters to garden and entrance front.Interior:C19 interior fittings including six panelled doors,doorcases and marble chimneypieces with reeded architraves with corner blocks containing roundels,and moulded plaster cornices to principal rooms intact throughout.Staircase has wreathed handrail and stick balusters and is lit by round-arched rear stair window.Ballroom has large marble chimneypiece to rear wall with swag and urn decoration.

Listing NGR: SS6725345067

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National Grid Reference: SS6725345067


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