HIGHER WOOLSGROVE INCLUDING ADJOINING SUMMERHOUSE AND COB GARDEN WALLS TO SOUTH WEST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1258762
Date first listed:
26-Aug-1965
Date of most recent amendment:
20-May-1985
Statutory Address:
HIGHER WOOLSGROVE INCLUDING ADJOINING SUMMERHOUSE AND COB GARDEN WALLS TO SOUTH WEST

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
HIGHER WOOLSGROVE INCLUDING ADJOINING SUMMERHOUSE AND COB GARDEN WALLS TO SOUTH WEST

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

County:
Devon
District:
Mid Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Sandford
National Grid Reference:
SS 79300 02952

Details

SS 70 SE SANDFORD

2/188 Higher Woolsgrove including 26.8.65 adjoining summerhouse and cob garden walls to south-west. (formerly listed as Woolsgrove House)

II

House. Possibly C17 or earlier, heavily remodelled in late C19. Plastered cob on rubble footings: rubble stacks topped with C19 brick; thatched roof L-shaped building. 3-room main block facing south-west with rear kitchen wing behind right (south-east) end room alongside road. 2 storeys. Vaguely symmetrical 3-window front. Ground floor has 3 late C19 French windows with panelled lower sections and the main door to right of centre; 2 long panels and overlight with glazing bars and plain door case with oak and acorn motifs in top corners. Door to store at left end. Glass roofed verandah across front supported on pairs of circular cast iron shafts with simply shaped wooden spandrels. Simple crestwork over roof against wall. First floor casements have thatched gables over including shaped bargeboards. Late C19 features inside. Although plan suggests at earlier core no earlier features are exposed. From left end of front a plastered cob wall on rubble footings with pitched thatched roof provides north west garden wall and, close to the house breaks to north-west where corner includes small late C19 summerhouse with conical thatched roof supported on rustic timber posts; the walls and spandrels of the arched doorway are filled with trelliswork. Another similar high cob wall extends southwestwards from right end of house between garden and road.

Listing NGR: SS7930002952

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
445519
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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