Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1203047

Date first listed: 17-May-1973

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Mar-1994



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

County: Devon

District: North Devon (District Authority)

Parish: Ilfracombe

National Grid Reference: SS 50576 46192



SS54NW HIGHER SLADE 853-1/2/146 Higher Slade Cottage 17/05/73 (Formerly Listed as: HIGHER SLADE Higher Slade Farmhouse)


House, formerly a farmhouse with outbuilding to rear. C17, possibly with earlier origins, considerably altered in C19 and C20. MATERIALS: rubble slate (whitewashed to front); part Welsh slate part synthetic slate roofs. PLAN: the house is now a 2-room, through-passage plan with narrow dairy and services to the rear and a further unit to the left, now a garage with bedroom over. The house is likely originally to have been a conventional 3-room cross-passage plan with the services to the right of the passage. Storage wing to rear forming an L-shape plan overall. The house lies across the slope of the hill under three roof levels. One terminal and one ridge stack. EXTERIOR: 2-storey front: irregular fenestration. Two small-paned casement windows to the right of the passage with one casement and one blocked window above; to the left, two 12-pane horned sashes with a large gabled dormer above containing a 3-light casement. Garage door to left. Casements to both returns. External bake oven to right. Rear wing much patched, some brick. INTERIOR: solid masonry full-height partition walls to either side of passage. Right room has one chamfered and stopped ceiling beam and C20 fireplace that retains bakeoven. Left-hand room fireplace (backing onto through-passage) also has bakeoven, otherwise much altered. Roof space of house not inspected. C19 A-frame roof to rear wing.

Listing NGR: SS5057646192


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 390137

Legacy System: LBS

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