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Southcott House

A Grade II Listed Building in Weare Giffard, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9765 / 50°58'35"N

Longitude: -4.1702 / 4°10'12"W

OS Eastings: 247737

OS Northings: 121921

OS Grid: SS477219

Mapcode National: GBR KL.LTL2

Mapcode Global: FRA 264J.K59

Plus Code: 9C2QXRGH+JW

Entry Name: Southcott House

Listing Date: 4 October 1960

Last Amended: 19 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105107

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91533

Location: Weare Giffard, Torridge, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Weare Giffard

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Weare Giffard Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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16/212 Southcott House
4.10.60 (formerly listed as
Southwood Cottage)
House. Early C19. Stucco over slatestone rubble; hipped slate
roof; brick ridge and lateral stacks. Double-depth plan. Regency
style. 2 storeys; symmetrical 3-window range, flanked by
one-storey bays. Verandah across front has coved lead roof
supported on trellised iron pillars. Flat rendered arches over
late C19 plate-glass French windows, central late C19
six-panelled door and late C19 eight-pane sashes with flanking
shutters on first floor. One-storey bay to right has tall early
C19 twelve-pane sash flanked by shutters and early C19 gutter
with lions' mask motifs. One storey bay to left has C19
two-light casement above 9-pane sash; early C19 sixteen-pane sash
in left gable end. Interior: panelled doors and shutters, the
former in reeded architraves with panelled reveals; early C19
moulded plaster cornices. Early C19 fireplace with Gothick-style
cast-iron grate in room to left; early C19 marble fireplace to
right. Central hallway leads to inner hall with fine early C19
dog-leg with landing staircase with wreathed handrail,stick
balusters and fret-cut brackets. First-floor rooms not

Listing NGR: SS4773721921

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