CASTLE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1208757
Date first listed:
15-Jun-1951
Statutory Address:
CASTLE HOUSE, HILLSBOROUGH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CASTLE HOUSE, HILLSBOROUGH ROAD

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 52287 47630

Details

ILFRACOMBE

SS5247 HILLSBOROUGH ROAD 853-1/7/86 Castle House 15/06/51

II

Detached house on hill with main facade overlooking harbour. Early C19. Stucco with slate-hanging to southern road facade, north facade of western extension and its west elevation. Slated roofs, hipped at east end. Main facade 2 storeys, road facade 1 storey owing to rise in ground. Main facade of 3 canted bays, the centre bay larger, flanked by single bays; mostly pointed openings, some windows with traceried panes. Extension with casements to ground floor and 2-pane sashes to 1st floor. Eastern facade has a 3-light bay of 2-pane sashes and 3-light canted bay of 18-pane sashes at 1st floor level. Single-storey road facade of irregular fenestration with 3 sashes, 2 casements and one pointed Gothick window with leaded panes. INTERIOR not inspected. This house is a particularly prominent feature of the hillside viewed from the harbour and may be on the site of a fort known as Ilfracombe Castle and used in the Civil War.

Listing NGR: SS5228747630

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
390226
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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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