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Hembury

A Grade II Listed Building in Buckland Filleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8641 / 50°51'50"N

Longitude: -4.1605 / 4°9'37"W

OS Eastings: 248057

OS Northings: 109403

OS Grid: SS480094

Mapcode National: GBR KL.TXGR

Mapcode Global: FRA 265T.8ZL

Entry Name: Hembury

Listing Date: 25 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104557

English Heritage Legacy ID: 90984

Location: Buckland Filleigh, Torridge, Devon, EX21

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Buckland Filleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Buckland Filleigh St Mary and Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

BUCKLAND FILLEIGH
SS 40 NE
7/10 Hembury
-
- II
House. Early to mid C17, possibly with earlier origins, with later C17 or C18
addition. Whitewasned cob and rubble walls. Thatch roof hipped at left end, half
nipped to right and gabled to rear wing. Tall brick lateral stack at front and
projecting rubble stack to rear gable with brick shaft.
Plan: originally 3-room-and-through-passage plan but lower end to the right has
been demolished and an early C20 lean-to built in its place. Hall is heated by
front lateral stack with a projecting window bay adjoining it. Unheated inner room
behind which was a large heated kitchen or parlour later C17/early C18 wing. Stairs
inserted at rear of passage in C20.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2-window front of circa mid C20 1 and 3-light
casements. The ground floor right-hand window lights the hall and is in a single
storey projection adjoining the lateral stack with a catslide roof extending over
it. C19 plank door to the right with lean-to against right-hand end. Wing extends
behind left-hand end. Rear elevation has a C17 3-lignt chamfered wooden mullion
window on the 1st floor, otherwise early C20 2 and 3-light casements.
Interior: inaccessible at time of survey but seem to contain chamfered ceiling
beams. Hall fireplace and roof trusses may also be of interest.
This house survives in a fairly unaltered state with a very picturesque exterior and
has considerable landscape value.


Listing NGR: SS4805709403

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