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Kingsley House

A Grade II Listed Building in Chudleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6042 / 50°36'15"N

Longitude: -3.6019 / 3°36'7"W

OS Eastings: 286733

OS Northings: 79504

OS Grid: SX867795

Mapcode National: GBR QR.1B7B

Mapcode Global: FRA 37BG.QKG

Entry Name: Kingsley House

Listing Date: 28 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164668

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85312

Location: Chudleigh, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Chudleigh

Built-Up Area: Chudleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Chudleigh St Martin and St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

CHUDLEIGH FORE STREET (west side), Chudleigh
SX 8679
6/56 No 67, (Kingsley House)
-

GV II

House. Circa 1810 with late C20 alterations. Whitewashed plastered stone rubble
with slate roofs, the roof of the front block hipped at ends; end stacks with brick
shafts.
Double depth 4 room plan with 2 heated rooms on either side of a central passage with
a dog leg stair at the rear of the passage. A service stair is said to have given
access from the service basement to the rear left room; this has been removed and the
present stair to the basement is at the rear of the pasage. One of the basement
rooms is heated and may have been the kitchen. The basement is at the lower ground
level at the rear.
2 storeys. 3 bay symmetrical front with a moulded cornice and frieze, central Tuscan
porch added in the late C20.
6-panel front door with panelled reveals and a panelled soffit, 12-pane sash windows
throughout, the ground floor windows with Tudor style hoodmoulds with label stops and
C20 copy glazing. 3 storeys at the rear because of lower ground level ; the 1 -
window projecting left hand bay has a 3-light casement with glazing bars on the
ground floor, a 12-pane sash on the first floor and a 16-pane bowed sash on the
second floor, both early C19 : the recessed right hand bay is wider and has a very
tall, narrow early C19 stair sash window to the left with a round head with
intersecting glazing bars, an early C19 12-pane sash above to the right and below
that a C20 window.
Interior some internal features survive including joinery and a stair with stick
balusters and a ramped handrail.
In spite of the C20 alterations the house makes an important contribution to the
centre of Chudleigh.


Listing NGR: SX8673179505

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