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Biskey How

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Giles in the Wood, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9439 / 50°56'38"N

Longitude: -4.0853 / 4°5'6"W

OS Eastings: 253600

OS Northings: 118122

OS Grid: SS536181

Mapcode National: GBR KP.NYQ9

Mapcode Global: FRA 26BM.289

Plus Code: 9C2QWWV7+HV

Entry Name: Biskey How

Listing Date: 16 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147806

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91828

Location: St. Giles in the Wood, Torridge, Devon, EX38

County: Devon

Civil Parish: St. Giles in the Wood

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: St Giles in the Wood St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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18/209 Biskey How

Cottage. Early - mid C19. Plastered stone rubble, parts maybe cob; stone rubble
stacks topped with C19 and C20 brick; thatch roof.
Plan: 3-room plan cottage facing south. Former kitchen at the left (west) end has a
projecting gable-end stack with a projecting oven housing. Entrance directly into
the central room, the former parlour/living room, which is heated by an axial stack
backing onto the right (east) end room. 2 storeys with C20 lean-to outshot on the
right end.
Exterior: Irregular 4-window front of various casements. The oldest is first floor
right of centre; it is probably original and contains rectangular panes of leaded
glass. The rest are C20, some with and some without glazing bars. Front doorway is
left of centre and contains a C20 part-glazed plank door. Roof is gable-ended to
left and half-hipped to right.
Interior: No carpentry is exposed on the ground floor and the fireplaces are blocked
by C19 grates. Roof not inspected.
Biskey How is one of an attractive group of listed buildings in the hamlet of

Listing NGR: SS5360018122

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