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The Chimneys

A Grade II Listed Building in Westleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0349 / 51°2'5"N

Longitude: -4.1813 / 4°10'52"W

OS Eastings: 247156

OS Northings: 128432

OS Grid: SS471284

Mapcode National: GBR KK.H4L2

Mapcode Global: FRA 264C.T12

Plus Code: 9C3Q2RM9+WF

Entry Name: The Chimneys

Listing Date: 29 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164080

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98878

Location: Westleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Westleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Westleigh

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SS 42 NE
3/151 The Chimneys
House, formerly 2 cottages, C16 extended and re-roofed probably in C18. Rendered
stone and cob. Thatch roof with gable ends. 2 tall front lateral stacks, that to
right with offsets, both with drips and tapered caps. The original core to right
end consists of single room to right of wide entrance hall containing staircase and
small front lobby room. Rear right-hand thatched wing added in C18 or early C19
with gable end stack, forming overall L-shaped plan. Left side has single large
room with blocked entry at left end. 2 storeys. 5 window range. C20 fenestration,
principally 2 light casements 8 panes per light. Offset doorway with C20 door.
INTERIOR: Fireplace to right-hand stack has flat finely dressed stone instead of
more usual lintel. Bread oven made by Fishleys of Fremington. Staircase removed
from left hand rear wall. Single chamfered ceiling beam to principal room to left
end, with chamfered scroll-stopped fireplace lintel. 4 roughly hewn trusses with
side-pegged slightly halved collars and trenched purlins. Upstairs, a deeply
splayed window opening in the internal solid cob partition dividing the two former
cottages indicates the later build of the left hand range.

Listing NGR: SS4716128432

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