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Wardens Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in High Bickington, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9685 / 50°58'6"N

Longitude: -3.9958 / 3°59'44"W

OS Eastings: 259959

OS Northings: 120683

OS Grid: SS599206

Mapcode National: GBR KT.M9JY

Mapcode Global: FRA 26JK.149

Entry Name: Wardens Hill

Listing Date: 16 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105060

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91723

Location: High Bickington, Torridge, Devon, EX37

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: High Bickington

Built-Up Area: High Bickington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: High Bickington

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

HIGH BICKINGTON NORTH ROAD, High Bickington
SS 59 20
14/108 Wardens Hill
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II

Cottage. Probably early to mid C18 with probably late C19/early C20 alterations and
additions. Rendered cob with gable-ended Welsh-slate roof (formerly thatched).
Rendered stone stack.
Plan: Two-room plan sited at right angles to the road (facing south-east). Larger
principal room (hall) to left with external end stack and smaller room to right with
truncated integral end stack (room probably formerly unheated). Entrance lobby and
staircase between the rooms. Probably late C19 or early C20 continuous lean-to
outshut at rear. Two storeys with one-storey outshut.
Exterior: Nearly symmetrical front. Two-window front; C19 small-paned 2-light wooden
casements, that on the ground floor to left with segmental head. Doorway slightly
off-centre to right has C19 slate-roofed gabled porch with shaped wooden barge
boards. Ground-floor segmental-headed 2-light wooden casement in left-hand gable
end.
Interior: Left-hand ground-floor room has plain joists spanning front to back, and
large open fireplace with stone jambs, chamfered wooden lintel with ogee stops and
bread oven with C19 cast iron door. Right hand ground-floor room has plain plaster
ceiling and blocked fireplace. Stud walls flanking entrance lobby and staircase.
First-floor rooms and roof-space not inspected.


Listing NGR: SS5995920683

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