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A Grade II Listed Building in Rose Ash, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9599 / 50°57'35"N

Longitude: -3.6953 / 3°41'43"W

OS Eastings: 281032

OS Northings: 119203

OS Grid: SS810192

Mapcode National: GBR L7.MTXN

Mapcode Global: FRA 364K.XWH

Plus Code: 9C2RX853+XV

Entry Name: Ditchett

Listing Date: 18 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107225

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97647

ID on this website: 101107225

Location: Creacombe, North Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Rose Ash

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Rose Ash

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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House. Circa 1820. Colourwashed rendered stone and cob; 2 span slate roof, hipped
at ends; end stacks with brick shafts, rear lateral stack.
Plan: Double depth plan, 3 rooms wide, the centre front room an entrance hall
containing the stair, principal rooms to front left and right. An axial passage with
a service stair at the right end divides the front from the rear rooms; rear left
pantry, rear centre kitchen, rear right parlour or dining room. The axial passage is
connected to the entrance hall by a rather awkward closet.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Almost symmetrical 3-bay front with a C19 panelled front door
with a glazed overlight, panelled reveals and a C19 Tuscan porch, early C19 windows
16-pane sashes to the left hand bay, 20-pane sashes to the right hand bay, 12-pane
sash above front door. A C19 round-headed casement on the right return with margin
glazing to each light lights the service stair. The rear elevation has a mixture of
C19 casements and C20 replacement windows, rear service door into pantry.
Interior: Original features survive including panelled doors. The entrance hall
retains a reeded plaster cornice and oval plaster ceiling decoration. The stick
baluster stair has a wreathed mahogany handrail. Ground floor room front left has a
re-sited early C19 Devon marble chimney-piece. The massive kitchen fireplace is
still open with a bread oven, the rear right room has a C19 reeded chimney-piece.
Other rooms not seen at time of survey but similar features may survive.
A large, handsome gentry house.

Listing NGR: SS8103219203

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