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Latitude: 50.6833 / 50°41'0"N
Longitude: -3.8785 / 3°52'42"W
OS Eastings: 267387
OS Northings: 88760
OS Grid: SX673887
Mapcode National: GBR Q8.KCFV
Mapcode Global: FRA 27R8.JT1
Entry Name: Gidleigh Mill
Listing Date: 22 February 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1147641
English Heritage Legacy ID: 94703
Location: Gidleigh, West Devon, Devon, TQ13
District: West Devon
Civil Parish: Gidleigh
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Gidleigh Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 68 NE GIDLEIGH
3/173 Gidleigh Mill
Farmhouse. Probably late C17 although the plan-form might suggest evidence of
earlier origins. Granite stone rubble, plastered to front; granite stacks topped
with C19 brick; thatch roof.
Plan: 3-room-and-through-passage plan house built across the hillslope facing south-
south-east, say south. The rear wall is exposed and shows no sign of a rear passage
doorway. Both ends have gable-end stacks, the left one with a winder stair rising
alongside to the front. The centre room has an axial stack backing onto the
passage. The left room is thought to have been the kitchen. 2 storeys.
Exterior. Irregular front fenestration, 4 first floor (with a fifth, left end, to
the stairs), and 2 ground floor C19 and C20 casements with glazing bars and the
oldest with vertical iron glazing bars. The front doorway is a little left of centre
and now contains a C20 door. Roof is gable-ended. The rear wall shows a slight
change of axis near the centre but no definite change of masonry. It also contains
very low windows, again C19.
Interior is largely the result of an apparently superficial C19 modernisation but
plain carpentry detail where exposed. Roof not inspected.
Listing NGR: SX6738788760
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