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Coachman's House and Clock Tower Approximately 20 Metres East of Hudscott House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Chittlehampton, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0066 / 51°0'23"N

Longitude: -3.9254 / 3°55'31"W

OS Eastings: 265008

OS Northings: 124784

OS Grid: SS650247

Mapcode National: GBR KX.JWXZ

Mapcode Global: FRA 26NG.BHC

Plus Code: 9C3R234F+JR

Entry Name: Coachman's House and Clock Tower Approximately 20 Metres East of Hudscott House

Listing Date: 20 February 1967

Last Amended: 14 July 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1079499

English Heritage Legacy ID: 443244

ID on this website: 101079499

Location: North Devon, EX37

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Chittlehampton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Chittlehampton with Umberleigh

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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4/103 Coachman's House and Clock Tower
20.2.67 approximately 20 metres east of
14.7.87 Hudscott House

Coachmans House. 1711. Brick, Flemish bond facade and stone rubble to rear.
Gabled slate roof with brick ridge stack and bell-cote to front gable end.
Plan : Small rectangular plan with 2 rooms on each floor with central stack heating
left-hand room and staircase to front of stack. Entrance at rear to left-hand room.
2 storeys. 3 bays. Symmetrical. Original fenestration with two 24-paned hornless
sashes with thick glazing bars on each floor flanking blind window above round-
headed niche. Clockface set diamond-wise in gable with the date 1711. Bellcote
above is open-sided with timber uprights supporting ogee lead roof. The clock
mechanism, made by Lewis Pridham, is also dated 1711 and in perfect working order.
The Coachmans House faces Hudscott House and is an early and very unspoilt example
of its type. It forms a group with the stable block and integral gatepiers and
flanking walls (q.v.) all of which are brick fronted but of stone rubble
construction at the rear.

Listing NGR: SS6500824784

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