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Wembley House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashwater, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7345 / 50°44'4"N

Longitude: -4.289 / 4°17'20"W

OS Eastings: 238566

OS Northings: 95264

OS Grid: SX385952

Mapcode National: GBR NP.324P

Mapcode Global: FRA 17X4.DX8

Entry Name: Wembley House

Listing Date: 21 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104660

English Heritage Legacy ID: 90717

Location: Ashwater, Torridge, Devon, EX21

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Ashwater

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ashwater St Peter ad Vincula

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

ASHWATER ASHWATER
SX 39 NE
3/15 Wembley House
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GV II
House. Circa late C18 with C20 rear addition. Colourwashed rendered cob on stone
rubble footings with a thatched roof, hipped at ends. The original plan was single
depth with a wide central passage and 2 rooms each heated by massive projecting
lateral stacks with set-offs on the rear. Small single-storey lean-tos adjoining
each end may be contemporary. The 2 room and passage plan survives with a C20
single-storey flat-roofed rear addition, the rear right stack has been truncated and
capped. 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window front with a central gabled porch.
Fenestration probably early C20, a 2-light casement, 4 panes per light above the
porch, other windows 3-light casements, 3 panes per light, the window to the left of
the porch flanked by rough buttresses. One 2-light casement to the left-hand lean-
to, 3 panes per light.
Interior The right-hand fireplace has jambs of squared masonry and a timber lintel,
the left-hand fireplace is C20.


Listing NGR: SX3857195263

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