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Hidon Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Clayhidon, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9213 / 50°55'16"N

Longitude: -3.1902 / 3°11'24"W

OS Eastings: 316436

OS Northings: 114208

OS Grid: ST164142

Mapcode National: GBR LX.Q9M1

Mapcode Global: FRA 466N.WGS

Plus Code: 9C2RWRC5+GW

Entry Name: Hidon Mill

Listing Date: 15 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169074

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95668

Location: Clayhidon, Mid Devon, Devon, EX15

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Clayhidon

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Clayhidon St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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6/11 Hidon Mill
- II
Detached house. Possibly C16 with later alterations. Random rubble chert; half
hipped thatched roof. Originally a 3-room, through-passage plan house, the service
end to the right of the passage. Victorian 2-storeyed extension to rear of hall and
inner room. Outshut at rear of service end conceals large back oven and kiln bulge.
Service end formerly heated by end stack (end wall rebuilt in mid C20); hall stack
backs on to the passage. Inner room unheated. 2 storeys.
Exterior: front: 3 window range; C18 3-light casement windows to 1st floor; some
leading and saddle bars survive. Later 2- and 3-light casement windows to ground
floor. Thatched porch. Attached to the front of the house at the left-hand end is
a 3-bay rubble alcove with brick dressing with a sundial above.
Rear outshut under catslide. C19 extension with horned sash window to 1st floor.
Interior: not inspected; a report by Commander E H D Williams (March 1983) has the
following information; service end with cross beam chamfered to the room side only
and possibly forming the mantel beam of a smoke bay (Commander Williams conjects),
the fireplace has a side oven with large curing kiln above. Rear passage door with
3-centred wooden frame. Partition between hall and inner room now gone, but the
associated ceiling beam survives morticed into the roof truss. There are 4 trusses,
3 of them jointed curcks. Roof spaces not accessible when Commander Williams
visited the building.

Listing NGR: ST1643614208

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