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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: 1147143



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

County: Devon

District: Torridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish: High Bickington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Feb-1989

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 91722

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HIGH BICKINGTON NORTH ROAD, High Bickinton SS 60 20 15/107 Sycamore House and adjoining - railings


Rectory, now house, and adjoining railings. Early C19. Rendered, probably over stone rubble, with hipped scantle-slate roof. Brick lateral and ridge stacks. Rendered service range with gable-ended C20 asbestos-slate roofs and rendered and brick end stacks. Plan and development: Approximately square plan sited at right angles to the road (facing south-east), with integral lateral stack to left and pair of axial stacks off-centre to right. Service range adjoining at right angles to left, parallel to the road. Garden wall and railings adjoining service range to left, enclosing small garden on this side of the house. Two-storey house with service range of one and 2 storeys. Exterior: Plinth and deeply overhanging eaves. Asymmetrical 3-bay front; glazing bar sashes (12-pane to ground floor and 16-pane to first floor) with painted cills. Recessed doorway in middle bay has early C19 six-panelled door (beaded flush lower panels and recessed upper panels), margin-light rectangular overlight and bracketed lattice wooden porch. Three-bay right-hand return front with flanking full-height pilaster strips; 12-pane glazing bar sashes with cills (blank central ground-floor window). Service range has asymmetrically-fenestrated front with C19 wooden casements and sashes, including large gabled dormer to left, and C19 half-glazed door with bracketed lattice wooden porch. Short pitched-roofed link to main block at rear of left-hand end. C19 cast-iron railings on low stone wall in front of service range, with circular section railings, square standards and curved stanchions to rear. Central cast-iron gate with spearhead railings. Stone wall at right-hand end of small garden, linking railings with service range, with plank door. Interior not inspected but panelled internal window shutters were noted at time of survey (January 1988). This house replaced the former rectory, now Beechwood House (q.v.), probably in the early to mid C19.

Listing NGR: SS6011320516

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National Grid Reference: SS 60113 20516


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