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Kingscott House

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Giles in the Wood, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9429 / 50°56'34"N

Longitude: -4.0843 / 4°5'3"W

OS Eastings: 253665

OS Northings: 118007

OS Grid: SS536180

Mapcode National: GBR KP.NZ0Q

Mapcode Global: FRA 26BM.2NT

Plus Code: 9C2QWWV8+57

Entry Name: Kingscott House

Listing Date: 16 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104980

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91832

Location: St. Giles in the Wood, Torridge, Devon, EX38

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: St. Giles in the Wood

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: St Giles in the Wood St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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18/213 Kingscott House

House. Early - mid C19 with a late C19 service extension. Plastered stone rubble;
stone rubble or brick stacks with plastered chimneyshafts; thatch roof, slate roof to
rear block.
Plan: Double depth plan house facing north-east. There is a front and back room with
an axial stack between either side of the central entrance hall and main stair. Rear
service block projects at right angles to rear of the right end. 2 storeys with
attics to the main house and single storey extension on the left end.
Exterior: Main block has a symmetrical 3-window front arranged around a central front
doorway which contains a C19 6-pane door behind a late C19 thatch-roofed and gabled
porch with cusped bargeboards. Each side are late C19 canted bay windows containing
4-pane sashes. At first floor level the outer windows are blind and the centre one
contains a 16-pane sash window. The tall roof is half-hipped both ends. The end
walls have 2-window fronts of 16-pane sashes and arch-headed dormers with Y-tracery.
A late C19 single storey extension on the left end is flat-roofed and contains lancet
windows. The service block contains unusual 6-panes sashes with only vertical
glazing bars.
Interior was not available for inspection at the time of this survey.

Listing NGR: SS5366518007

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