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Latitude: 50.8264 / 50°49'35"N
Longitude: -3.4233 / 3°25'23"W
OS Eastings: 299853
OS Northings: 103954
OS Grid: SS998039
Mapcode National: GBR LL.XBKW
Mapcode Global: FRA 36QX.867
Entry Name: Dukes
Listing Date: 11 June 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1105958
English Heritage Legacy ID: 95222
Location: Bradninch, Mid Devon, Devon, EX5
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Bradninch
Built-Up Area: Bradninch
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Bradninch St Disen
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
BRADNINCH HELE ROAD
SS 90 SE
Substantial detached house. C17 core, considerably extended and refenestrated in
the early C19. Cob and stone mix with some brick infilling, plastered, under
gabled-end slate roof. Formerly a 3-room, cross-passage plan, with front parlour
wing (to left), with an early-C19 lengthening of the main range to the right. 2
storeys, the wing with an attic half-storey. An axial stack marks the end of the
original range; rear (formerly external) lateral stack heats Hall, and a now
dismantled end stack heated parlour.
Front: (facing away from streets). Main elevation : 4 window range; 1st floor with
three 3-light windows with hornless sashes, 4 panes per sash, and one 2-light
casement window above porch, with 6 panes per light. All under hood moulds.
Gabled porch set left of centre marks former passage, with weatherboarding and
pendant in apex, and segmentally-headed moulded arch. 1 window to left of porch, 2
to right, all canted bays, 1:2:1, 10 panes per main light with quatrefoil motifs in
top lights, under cornices decorated with shields and quatrefoils. Gutter box
(extends to wing) with little decorative terracotta heads. Parlour wing : inner
face, all 3-light windows, the lights narrower than those to main front; attic
windows under segmentally-headed arches at eaves level; 1st floor windows with
hornless sashes, 6 panes per sash; ground floor with window to either side of
door. lst and ground-floor windows all under hood moulds (as main front). Glazed
veranda with iron posts. End of wing with no windows; slate-roofed, single
storeyed outbuildings extend at alignment of wing along Hele Road.
Rear: (1)(to Hele Road): partially dismantled stack (formerly to heat parlour),
four 2-light windows with hornless sashes to 1st floor, 2 to ground. Good early-
C19 gates (1 double and 1 single), with 2 tiers of depressed panelling, and an
upper tier of arcading. (2)(to High Street), obscured by perimeter wall), with one
4-light window with ovolo moulding. C20 flat-roofed extension.
Roof: sawn-off bases to C17 trusses survive in wing; unusual C19 truss profile to
wing, a variant of hammer beam construction, the hammer beams with dovetailed and
halved struts, and upper collars. Conventional C19 6-bay roof to main range.
Listing NGR: SS9985303954
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