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Latitude: 50.2732 / 50°16'23"N
Longitude: -3.695 / 3°41'42"W
OS Eastings: 279308
OS Northings: 42839
OS Grid: SX793428
Mapcode National: GBR QL.YBDP
Mapcode Global: FRA 3849.Q9N
Plus Code: 9C2R78F3+7X
Entry Name: Combe Leigh Including Front Garden Area Wall, Gate Piers and Railings
Listing Date: 25 March 1991
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1165020
English Heritage Legacy ID: 99984
Location: Stokenham, South Hams, Devon, TQ7
District: South Hams
Civil Parish: Stokenham
Built-Up Area: Chillington
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Stokenham St Michael and All Angels
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
Tagged with: Architectural structure
SX7942 Combe Leigh including
13/200 Front Garden Area Wall
Gate Piers and Railings
House formerly a farmhouse. Probably C18 remodelled and extended in early
to mid C19. Rendered stone rubble; left west end stone rubble slate hung.
Asbestos tile roof with gabled ends. Large stone rubble rear lateral stack
heightened in brick and stack at left hand gable end with short shaft.
Plan and Development: Double depth plan. Two principal front rooms with a
wide entrance hall between leading to a stairwell at the back. The larger
left hand room has a gable end stack and small dairy behind. The right hand
room is heated from a lateral stack at the rear with back to back
fireplaces, that at the back heats the kitchen behind to the rear of which
there is a scullery in a small near wing. The dairy in the 2-storey outshut
and the small scullery wing appear to be early to mid C19 extensions.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Almost symmetrical 3-window south front. Ground
floor has C19 16-pane sashes and central doorway with C19 panelled door and
early C20 wooden lattice porch. First floor has 3 smaller window openings
with late C20 casements. The left end wall is behind and partly slate hung
with scantle slates.
The rear has 2 storey outshuts and wing to left encloses rear lateral stack;
on the side of wing a circa early to mid C19 4-light casement with glazing
bars and small panes.
Including front garden area wall, gate piers and railings, C19 low slate
rubble wall with slate coping and wrought iron railings above, curved back
to gateway on left side of house; gateway at centre of wall has pair of
square gate-piers with stone caps and C20 gate.
Interior: Most of the C19 and some of the C18 joinery survives. Wide
entrance hall with elliptical arch on console brackets, good open well open
string staircase at the back of entrance hall with shaped tread ends, stick
balusters and mahogany handrail wreathed over curtail. Front right hand
room has early C19 reeded wooden chimney piece with moulded cornice. Front
left hand room has Victorian marble chimney piece and grate. Kitchen has
bracketed shelf over large blocked fireplace and dresser with reeded
architrave to the shelves and 2-panel door to scullery behind the kitchen.
Most of the panelled doors appear to be C19 although some of the doors on
the first floor are said to be earlier 2-panel doors.
Listing NGR: SX7930842839
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