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Dukes

A Grade II Listed Building in Bradninch, Devon

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105958

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95222

Location: Bradninch, Mid Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

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

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Listing Text

BRADNINCH HELE ROAD
SS 90 SE
13/30 Dukes
-
- II
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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