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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1097149
English Heritage Legacy ID: 85214
Location: Bickington, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ12
Civil Parish: Bickington
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Ashburton St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 87 SW
8/16 Wrigwell House
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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