MILLCOMBE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1326626
Date first listed:
07-Oct-1991
Statutory Address:
MILLCOMBE HOUSE

Map

Ordnance survey map of MILLCOMBE HOUSE
© Crown Copyright and database right 2019. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2019. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1326626.pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 19-Nov-2019 at 02:05:18.

Location

Statutory Address:
MILLCOMBE HOUSE

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

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

Details

LUNDY

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
91982
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Langham, A, Langham, M, Lundy, (1970), 66 67

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 04 May 2005
Reference: IOE01/13599/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Anthony Chapman. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].