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Torridge (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SS 13914 44083



SS14SW Millcombe House 1938-0/2/6 II

House. Built in 1836 for and possibly designed by William Hudson Heaven, the owners of the island. Stone, rendered and blocked out. Lead roof behind parapet, with central valley to collect rainwater. Rendered axial stacks with square yellow clay pots. Double depth plan with narrower service block at the back. 3 rooms at the front; the central entrance hall with a staircase behind, is flanked by the drawing room on left and dining room on right. The kitchen is behind the dining room and other service rooms to the left are behind the drawing room and stairs.

Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 1:3:1 bay,south east front, the centre 3 bays break forward with pediment; band below parapet. Central doorway, double recessed, with rectangular overlight with diamond and margin panes, glazed and flush panel double doors and shallow pediment on console brackets; narrow flanking windows with margin glazing bars and similar above, but with blind central window. Left and right of front set back and with double recessed windows with C20 16-pane sashes (ground flow right original sash). Similar sashes on left and right sides but mostly blind on first floor. Similar 1:3:1 bay rear elevation without pediment.

Interior: Original joinery intact including hall doorways with tracered fanlights, panelled doors, stick baluster and column newel staircase behind hall. Marble chimneypieces, panelled internal window shutters. Front right hand room has moulded plaster ceiling cornice.

Note: William Hunt Heaven bought the island in 1834 for 9,870. (Lundy:A and M Langham:PP 66, 67).

Listing NGR: SS1391444083


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Langham, A, Langham, M, Lundy, (1970), 66 67


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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Date: 04 May 2005
Reference: IOE01/13599/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Anthony Chapman. Source Historic England Archive
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