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Latitude: 50.9492 / 50°56'57"N
Longitude: -3.751 / 3°45'3"W
OS Eastings: 277097
OS Northings: 118099
OS Grid: SS770180
Mapcode National: GBR L4.NKL6
Mapcode Global: FRA 361L.LHZ
Entry Name: Gidley House (Marked on O S Map As Gidley Arms Inn)
Listing Date: 14 October 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1107300
English Heritage Legacy ID: 97441
Location: Meshaw, North Devon, Devon, EX36
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Meshaw
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Meshaw St John
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 71 NE
4/36 Gidley House (marked on O.S. map
- as Gidley Arms Inn)
House, later an inn, now again a house. Stated to have dated beam in roof:- "1826",
some C20 internal refitting, large C20 addition at the rear. Coursed and squared
local rubble in alternating thick and thin bands, deep eaves, hipped slate roof,
lead ridges, very large end roughcast stacks.
Plan: symmetrical frontage, central entrance hall with staircase, large drawing
room to right running the full depth of the house, dining room to left running to
half the depth of the house, behind it a small parlour, kitchen wing at rear rebuilt
Exterior: symmetrical 2 storeys, 3 bays, 16-pane sash windows, large to ground
floor, slightly smaller on first floor, rubble voussoirs to flat-arch heads.
Central door opening, paired C20 glazed doors in a conforming style. Left return
with two 2-light wooden mullioned-and-transomed windows.
Interior: with some refitting, retains much co-eval joinery including doors,
architraves and the dog-leg staircase with stick balusters, moulded handrail and a
turned newel at its foot; drawing room and hall with simple Regency plasterwork,
cornices and ceiling centres.
Listing NGR: SS7709718099
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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