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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: 1147806



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

County: Devon

District: Torridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish: St. Giles in the Wood

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: 91828

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Cottage. Early - mid C19. Plastered stone rubble, parts maybe cob; stone rubble stacks topped with C19 and C20 brick; thatch roof. Plan: 3-room plan cottage facing south. Former kitchen at the left (west) end has a projecting gable-end stack with a projecting oven housing. Entrance directly into the central room, the former parlour/living room, which is heated by an axial stack backing onto the right (east) end room. 2 storeys with C20 lean-to outshot on the right end. Exterior: Irregular 4-window front of various casements. The oldest is first floor right of centre; it is probably original and contains rectangular panes of leaded glass. The rest are C20, some with and some without glazing bars. Front doorway is left of centre and contains a C20 part-glazed plank door. Roof is gable-ended to left and half-hipped to right. Interior: No carpentry is exposed on the ground floor and the fireplaces are blocked by C19 grates. Roof not inspected. Biskey How is one of an attractive group of listed buildings in the hamlet of Kingscott.

Listing NGR: SS5360018122

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National Grid Reference: SS 53600 18122


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