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Woodleigh Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheriton Bishop, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7259 / 50°43'33"N

Longitude: -3.7311 / 3°43'51"W

OS Eastings: 277914

OS Northings: 93232

OS Grid: SX779932

Mapcode National: GBR QJ.TM5P

Mapcode Global: FRA 3725.87T

Entry Name: Woodleigh Hall

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105967

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95129

Location: Cheriton Bishop, Mid Devon, Devon, EX6

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Cheriton Bishop

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Cheriton Bishop St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 79 SE CHERITON BISHOP

10/29 Woodleigh Hall

II


Large house. 1896-8. Granite ashlar front (facing north-east away from road) with
random rubble and ashlar dressings to sides and rear; slate roof with crested
ridge tiles and shaped eaves brackets. Gable-ended main block of 2 storeys with
attics. Central staircase plan with single large rooms each side on ground floor.
Gable-end ashlar stacks and axial stacks either side of entrance hall provide each
ground floor room with a fireplace at both ends. 3-storey, flat-roofed service
block behind. 7-window front with chamfered quoins. Large central doorway with
eliptical arch contains glazed double doors under large fanlight with glazing
bars. Original French windows, each 3 panes with 2-pane arched fanlight at ground
floor and identical windows at first floor. All are segmental-headed with
chamfered quoins and voussoirs with prominent keystones. A series of corbels
project at first floor level for missing verandah. Each gable end has bargeboards
decorated with blind arcading, a finial and pendant at the apex and pendants at
eaves level. The service block has smaller windows in similar style and a parapet
with moulded granite coping. Inside high rooms and most original joinery,
plasterwork and fittings survive intact. It is said to have been built for a
London brewer.


Listing NGR: SX7791493232

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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