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WEST HENSTILL HOUSE

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: WEST HENSTILL HOUSE

List entry Number: 1258873

Location

WEST HENSTILL HOUSE

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

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Sandford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-May-1985

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 445706

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SS 80 SW SANDFORD

3/206 West Henstill House

II

Farmhouse, now house. C16, altered circa 1920. Plastered cob and rubble; stack of small squared blocks of volcanic stone topped with early C20 brick; thatched roof. Originally a 3-room-and-through-passage house facing south-east with inner room at left (south-west) end. Circa 1920 service room demolished and rear service wing built behind passage and hall. Large projecting lateral stack to front of hall. C19 outshot on left end. Now 2 storeys. Irregular 2-window front to main house comprising late C19-early C20 casements with glazing bars. Front of hall including window on each floor is broken forward flush with front of hall stack on right and includes a small ground floor side-light. Both first floor windows have thatched gables over. Hall stack has original late C16 volcanic stone chimney shaft with projecting coping. It is now topped with early C20 brick. Passage door now at right end. Roof is half-hipped to left and gabled to right. Right end wall of circa 1920 volcanic rubble with brick dressings. Good interior. C16 oak plank- and-muntin screen from passage to hall has moulded head beam. Hall fireplace lintel and hall are crossbeam chamfered with worn, indistinct stops. Full height cob crosswall between hall and inner room. Hall roof supported on side-pegged jointed cruck roof. Roof space inaccessible.

Listing NGR: SS8022103885

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National Grid Reference: SS 80221 03885

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