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HELE HOUSE

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: HELE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1200964

Location

HELE HOUSE

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

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ashburton

National Park: DARTMOOR

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-May-1973

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 375987

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ASHBURTON

SX7470 HELE 849-1/5/240 Hele House 10/05/73

GV II

Formerly known as: Lower Hele. Large house, now sub-divided. Late C18, considerably extended mid C19. Solid rendered walls. Slated roof, hipped to left. Rendered chimneys. Double-fronted, double-depth house with centre entrance hall and staircase wing at either side, that to left believed to be late C18. Two storeys with garret. 6 windows wide. Main body of house has centre doorway with moulded frame and cornice. 2-storeyed bow window to right with 6 and 4-paned sashes. Square bay window to left of ground storey; 6 and 4-paned sashes, Grecian incised decoration, bracketed cornice. 2 6-paned sash windows in upper storey. Bracketed eaves-cornice. Wing to left has 6-paned sashes. Interior: main body of house has wooden staircase with thin square balusters and shaped step-ends. 1973 list refers to arched stair window with interlaced bars at head. The 2 front rooms have good marble chimneypieces. Door with incised Greek decoration in left wing. Interior only partly inspected. House was known as Lower Hele until at least mid C19. In 1846 a newspaper advertisement referred to it as "erected a few years since" but left unfinished. (The Times: 1.6.1846: P12).

Listing NGR: SX7427970292

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'The Times' in 1 June, (1846), 12

National Grid Reference: SX 74279 70292

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