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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
Entry Name: The Chimneys
Listing Date: 29 May 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1164080
English Heritage Legacy ID: 98878
Location: Westleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX39
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Westleigh
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Westleigh
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
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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