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Hendham House

A Grade II Listed Building in Woodleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3452 / 50°20'42"N

Longitude: -3.7678 / 3°46'4"W

OS Eastings: 274311

OS Northings: 50966

OS Grid: SX743509

Mapcode National: GBR QH.6PRY

Mapcode Global: FRA 28Z4.5Y0

Plus Code: 9C2R86WJ+3V

Entry Name: Hendham House

Listing Date: 26 January 1967

Last Amended: 28 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169134

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99574

Location: Woodleigh, South Hams, Devon, TQ7

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Woodleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Woodleigh St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SX 75 SW
2/123 Hendham House (formerly
listed as Lower Hendham
26.1.67 Farm House)
Shown on OS map as Lower Hendham. Shown on OS map as Lower Hendham. Detached
house. Dated 1779. Rubble, rendered to ground floor front, slate-hung left
return wall; asbestos-cement slate roof. Compact hipped block with symmetrical
front but staircase centred to left wall, also upper flight to centre back.
Three storeys and basement, 3-window front; 12 and 16-pane sashes to stone
voussoir at first and second floors. Ground-floor has lofty glazing-bar French
doors flanking central 6-panel part-glazed door in panelled reveals to
elliptical fanlight. Across whole frontage to ground floor a flat-roofed veran-
dah carried on 8 very slender fluted wood Doric columns with slight dentilled
entablature; last bay to right enclosed in original slight glazing, left end
with part-glazed door under transom-light at head of short flight of stone
stairs. All set to stone terrace with central flight of 6 stone steps with
nosings. Left return has 12 and 16 pane sashes, and lofty stair sash. Right
return has 12 over 16 over 20-pane sashes, also a 16-pane below two blocked
openings, and date-stone; back includes a very wide 2-panel door under lofty
stair window. Door to basement in east end. Stack, loft-back. Interior: many
goods fieldedpanel doors, shutters; dog-leg stair with turned balusters,
decorative tread-ends, all painted except stripped handrail. Basement includes
large segmental brick fireplace, central spiral wood staircase, slate flags, but
some cobbled flooring to front part. The wide 16-pane sashes may be replace-
ments, or very early examples if the date-stone is to be believed.

Listing NGR: SX7431150966

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