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STABLE BLOCK APPROXIMATELY 5 METRES NORTH EAST OF CASTLE HILL HOUSE INCLUDING 2 PAIRS OF GATEPIERS FLANKING ITS WESTERN END

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: STABLE BLOCK APPROXIMATELY 5 METRES NORTH EAST OF CASTLE HILL HOUSE INCLUDING 2 PAIRS OF GATEPIERS FLANKING ITS WESTERN END

List entry Number: 1107538

Location

STABLE BLOCK APPROXIMATELY 5 METRES NORTH EAST OF CASTLE HILL HOUSE INCLUDING 2 PAIRS OF GATEPIERS FLANKING ITS WESTERN END

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

County: Devon

District: North Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Filleigh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 13-May-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 98948

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Details

FILLEIGH CASTLE HILL SS 62 NE 5/33 Stable block approximately - 5 metres north-east of Castle Hill House including 2 pairs of gatepiers flanking its western end GV II*

Stable block, the main range converted to estate offices, with 2 pairs of flanking gatepiers. 1843 by Edward Blore with C20 alterations. Ashlar joint-lined rendered stone rubble with ashlar dressings. Hipped slate roof. Gatepiers of rusticated ashlar. Overall T-shape on plan. Symmetrical main range with central cupola, with wing attached to right end at right angles incorporating carriageway arch and terminating in square, domed pavilion to front end. Built in same Palladian style as house. 2 storeys. Main range 4:2:4 bays. Symmetrical. Modillion cornice. Low parapet with ornametal stone balls at intervals. Rusticated blind arcade of 3 bays to either side of rusticated 2 bay pedimented centrepiece which breaks forward slightly. Square central tower with balustraded parapet reducing to an-octagonal cupola surmounted by pineapple finial. 4 over 6 paned sashes to 2 central bays above pedimented tripartite window. Flanking bays each have series of blind semi- circular headed arches rising the full height of the facade, 3 of the left-hand bays and one to right pierced with 4 over 8 paned sashes above 16 paned sashes with moulded architraves. Gatepiers flanking left end to front and rear have moulded caps surmounted by dogs. At the right end, the range at right angles breaks forward incorporating tall semi- circular headed rusticated round arch carriageways on each side terminating at the front end in a square 2-storey pavilion with domed roof and ball finial, modillion cornice and plat-band. On its south side are 2 roundels containing busts above 16- paned sashes with moulded architraves. The outer (east) face of this range is similarly treated with roundels containing busts over 16-paned sashes flanking the carriageway arch, then continuing 5 bays to the right with roundels above sashes in plain reveals.

Listing NGR: SS6720728444

Selected Sources

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Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 11 Devon,

National Grid Reference: SS 67207 28444

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