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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.


List entry Number: 1308900



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

County: Devon

District: East Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Woodbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Nov-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 88643

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2/130 Oakhayes 11.11.52 - II

Large detached house, now sub-divided. Circa 1830; built for Rev. Francis Filmer of Cwmdale, near Canterbury; the land came onto the market in 1829, and Oakhayes House first appears in the Land Tax Assessments in 1832 (see reference below). Brick, whitewashed or plastered; hipped slate roofs. Plan of 3 parallel ranges, all separately roofed, the principal rooms are situated to the garden (right-hand) end of the ranges, and to either side of the entrance; to this was added a late C19 north east wing. Entrance front (west): symmetrical 3 window range; all windows with 12-pane hornless sashes. Central porch: 2 Tuscan columns, moulded entablature open to front, with panelled ceiling; doorway with reeded architrave; half-glazed door with rectangular fanlight. Garden front (south): symmetrical 1:3:1 bays, the central bays forming a polygonal projection. All windows are 12-pane hornless sashes except to the ground floor of the projection which has a French window flanked by 2-pane horned sash windows. Some 1st floor windows with blind housings. Hornless sash windows to rear. Attched to rear is a contemporary conservatory, quite small, with a central area and side aisles. The original owner was an enthusiastic gardener. Interior not inspected. Reference: Ursula W Brighouse, Woodbury, A View from the Beacon, pp.164-6

Listing NGR: SY0075087295

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Brighouse, U W , Woodbury A View from the Beacon, (1981), 164-6

National Grid Reference: SY 00750 87295


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