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Mid Devon (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SS 94162 07209


SS 90 NW BICKLEIGH BICKLEIGH 5/16 The Old Rectory 5.4.66 GV II House, formerly the rectory. Late C18/early C19. Stuccoed, blocked-out volcanic stone rubble, hipped slate roof, 5 brick stacks. Plan: U plan with a rectangular south-facing main range linked to a parallel narrower service range by a short block on the right east side. There was probably a narrow service yard between the wing and main range but undergrowth makes this difficult to establish. The single depth main range is 2 rooms wide with a central entrance into a hall with an open well stair lit by a skylight behind. The left hand room is heated by an axial stack ; the right hand room by the right end stack. A 2 room plan block at right angles to the main range at the rear right links the main range to the service range, which has been converted into flats. 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3 window front with steps up to a Tuscan stone porch with entablature, timber front door with rectangular fanlight. First floor window above porch a 12-pane sash ; outer windows 16-pane sashes with louvred sun shutters to the ground floor windows. The east elevation has 5 first floor 12-pane sashes ; 1 ground floor sash to the left, then a French window with glazing bars, then 2 more 12-pane sashes ; panelled door into linking block ; 2 right hand C20 casements with glazing bars. The north elevation of the service block has first floor sash windows. Interior The principal rooms have good contemporary detail with internal shutters and Adam style chimney-pieces. The stair has stick balusters, turned newels, a ramped wreathed handrail and a curved balustrade on the first floor.

Listing NGR: SS9416207209


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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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Date: 18 Oct 2003
Reference: IOE01/11050/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Terence Harper. Source Historic England Archive
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