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COMBE PARK HOTEL

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: COMBE PARK HOTEL

List entry Number: 1206374

Location

COMBE PARK HOTEL

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

County: Devon

District: North Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Lynton and Lynmouth

National Park: EXMOOR

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Jun-1995

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 376468

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Details

LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH

SS74NW COMBE PARK 858-1/2/55 Combe Park Hotel

II

Hotel in own grounds, formerly private house. c1840, with possible earlier origins. Rough rendered, tile roof including some fishtail. A compact wide-span block with triple-gabled entrance front and central staircase. Picturesque Tudor Gothic style. 2 storeys and attic; 4-window front. All windows are small-pane casements with pointed heads to the lights but under square heads; the top floor has a 3-light to each smaller side gable, and 1:3:1 lights to the wider central gable. At first floor are four 3-light, and ground floor has a deep 3-light to the left, and to the right a square bay with crenellated parapet and 1:5:1-lights to solid corners. Centred is a porch with haunched coped gable over a pointed arch with rough drip-mould; the porch cheeks have a small-paned lancet; inner panelled door. The gabled return to the right has two 3-light casements at each level, and the left gable is slate hung, with 4 casements. The rear has 2 small gables, and between these a deep stair window in 3 lights, and various casements; there is a large flat-roofed extension. The gables have plain barge-boards, and a small finial. There is a large external stack to the left, and a wide stack on the rear roof slope to the right. INTERIOR not inspected; damaged by fire in 1993/4, since restored with original joinery including doors retained. A very complete building in the Picturesque style. Purchased by the Revd WH Halliday in 1832, the first property to be added to the initial purchase of Glenthorne. Carries hallmarks of the Halliday estate, such as the triple gable entrance front and the central porch. Most of the rest of the buildings formerly belonging to this estate are in the Parish of Countisbury and include Watersmeet House.

Listing NGR: SS7364247543

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National Grid Reference: SS 73642 47543

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