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North Devon (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SS 51931 47714



SS5147 MARINE PLACE 853-1/6/98 Wildersmouth Villa 12/03/90


House. Early or mid C19. Rendered, solid walls. Tarred slated roofs, hipped and with centre valley; asbestos slates on rear roof slope. Rendered chimney on each side wall. PLAN: Square, double-depth plan. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Front elevation 3-windows-wide with rusticated ground storey and corner pilasters, the latter rising to a small entablature at eaves level. Square bay windows in ground storey with stone mullions and transoms; small-paned glazing with margin-panes. Each bay has a pitched roof upon which sits a smaller bay window serving the second storey. These upper windows are also mullioned and have gabled, pedimented roofs rising above eaves level; each light has 4 panes, the topmost one round-headed. Single-storeyed entrance porch to right, set well back. Round-arched doorway with moulded archivolt and imposts; door with 2 moulded panels, patterned fanlight. Moulded top cornice and shaped blocking-course. Right-hand side wall plain, except for record-arched window in second storey; this has a sash window with 6 panes in the lower sash and patterned glazing in the upper one. The wall is partly blocked by the adjoining house (Pengwern), not included. INTERIOR not inspected. The Ilfracombe tithe map of 1840 shows a building on this site. The villa is the best of the scatter of early and mid C19 houses that occupied the hillside north of the town before the building developments of the late C19. (Ilfracombe Tithe Map: Devon Record Office: 1840-).

Listing NGR: SS5193147714


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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: 06 Jun 2006
Reference: IOE01/15444/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Barbara Hilton. Source Historic England Archive
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