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Latitude: 50.7174 / 50°43'2"N
Longitude: -3.2191 / 3°13'8"W
OS Eastings: 314033
OS Northings: 91570
OS Grid: SY140915
Mapcode National: GBR P9.F6BP
Mapcode Global: FRA 4745.XBX
Entry Name: Buckley Hill Cottage
Listing Date: 12 November 1973
Last Amended: 12 January 2010
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1098011
English Heritage Legacy ID: 87214
Location: Sidmouth, East Devon, Devon, EX10
District: East Devon
Civil Parish: Sidmouth
Built-Up Area: Sidbury
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Sidbury with Sidford
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
The entry for
SY1491 BUCKLEY HILL, SIDBURY
3/185 Buckley Hill Cottage
Outhouse to Buckley Hill
Has been replaced by:-
SY 1491 BRIDGE STREET
Buckley Hill Cottage
Buckley Hill Cottage is a detached cottage, formerly two cottages with outhouse, dating from at least the C17.
MATERIALS: The building is rendered and whitewashed with a weatherboarded eastern gable, thatched roof and brick stacks.
PLAN: The ground floor of the building consist of four rooms aligned east-west with a modern projection to the north containing the stairs.
EXTERIOR: The building is of two storeys with a curved south façade which directly fronts the street, and an irregular north elevation facing the garden. The west elevation contains an inserted canted bay to the south and a doorway within a modern extension to north.
INTERIOR: The ground floor contains an inglenook fireplace within the sitting room and a C19-style fireplace in the living room. The first floor is arranged on different levels but has been modernised throughout.
HISTORY: Buckley Hill Cottage dates to the C17 or possibly earlier. The building is present on the first (1889) Ordnance Survey map occupying a larger footprint than the current building on the site. This footprint extends further to the east and the building was divided into two properties. A stone rubble outhouse was attached to the east of the building which was demolished in the 1970s.
REASONS FOR DESIGNATION DECISION
Buckley Hill Cottage, Bridge Street, Sidbury, Sidmouth is designated at Grade II, for the following principal reasons:
* Buckley Hill Cottage remains a good example of vernacular building.
* The building dates to the C17 or possibly earlier and retains a significant proportion of historic fabric of this date
Listing NGR: SY1403891566
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