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Old Court House

A Grade II Listed Building in Woodbury, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6759 / 50°40'33"N

Longitude: -3.4065 / 3°24'23"W

OS Eastings: 300715

OS Northings: 87197

OS Grid: SY007871

Mapcode National: GBR P4.93L0

Mapcode Global: FRA 37R9.2PL

Plus Code: 9C2RMHGV+9C

Entry Name: Old Court House

Listing Date: 21 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1166253

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88623

Location: Woodbury, East Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Woodbury

Built-Up Area: Woodbury

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Woodbury with Exton

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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2/112 Old Court House
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Substantial detached house. Built 1860-1 by William Phillips, builder of Woodbury,
to house the Woodbury Sessions Magistrates Court, and policeman's house, with a
cell. Red brick with yellow brick quoins and dressing, all on a chamfered
limestone plinth, hipped slate roof with overhanging eaves. A rectangular block;
double-depth plan. 2 storeys.
Front: symmetrical 5 window range; 12-pane hornless sash windows to 1st floor;
ground floor with round-headed 12-pane hornless sash windows; central round-headed
doorway; panelled door with remi-circular fanlight.
South front (left-hand side): irregular fenestration; 1st floor with 2 sash
windows, one of 12-, the other of 8-panes, and a C20 metal casement window. Small
ground floor window, but set quite high, under a segmental arch, probably lights
former cell.
North front: 1 12-pane hornless sash window to 1st floor; 1 sash window below, 3
panes up, 6 below.
Rear: irregular fenestration, with 4 12-pane hornless sash windows to 1st floor;
C20 windows below. Interior not inspected.
Reference: Ursula W Brighouse, Woodbury, A View from the Beacon, 1981, p.171.

Listing NGR: SY0071587197

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