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Wrigwell House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bickington, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.531 / 50°31'51"N

Longitude: -3.6784 / 3°40'42"W

OS Eastings: 281142

OS Northings: 71484

OS Grid: SX811714

Mapcode National: GBR QM.LW4Y

Mapcode Global: FRA 375N.JSS

Entry Name: Wrigwell House

Listing Date: 23 August 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097149

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85214

Location: Bickington, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ12

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Bickington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ashburton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

BICKINGTON
SX 87 SW
8/16 Wrigwell House
23.8.55
- II

House. Early C19 remodelling of a C17 or earlier building. Solid rendered walls,
probably of stone. Hipped slated roof with overhanging eaves. Rendered
chimneystacks of C19 appearance on ridge at right-hand end of main range and above
the space between the 2 left-hand windows. Large old stack on ridge of rear wing.
L-shaped plan. 2 storeys. 7-window front, the 2 right-hand windows in a slightly
recessed wing. All the windows have sashes with glazing-bars. The 5-window main
range is roughly symmetrical with centre doorway and raised quoins at the angles of
the building. Doorway has moulded wood architrave and 6-panelled door with 2 flush
panels at the bottom; top 2 panels have late C19 glazing. Open porch on plain
granite columns with moulded caps and bases, possibly of C18 date; flat moulded
wooden top. Left-hand gable-wall has a C20 bay window in ground storey. Interior
not inspected but the front range was formerly listed as having an 'open rounded
headed corner cupboard, with cut shelves, rounded headed openings to passages etc.
an Adam style fireplace upstairs'. Rear wing was described as having 'some fine
old doors, one immense oak beam, old flagged floors etc.'
The farm buildings to the south-east, which are not separately listed, contain an
old cider press still in working order. The gateposts at the south-east entrance
are separately listed.


Listing NGR: SX8114271484

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