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Monkleigh House, Staddon House and Attached Outbuilding

A Grade II Listed Building in Monkleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9669 / 50°58'0"N

Longitude: -4.2024 / 4°12'8"W

OS Eastings: 245447

OS Northings: 120916

OS Grid: SS454209

Mapcode National: GBR KJ.MC7N

Mapcode Global: FRA 262K.BM8

Plus Code: 9C2QXQ8X+Q2

Entry Name: Monkleigh House, Staddon House and Attached Outbuilding

Listing Date: 15 April 1982

Last Amended: 19 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1171271

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91464

ID on this website: 101171271

Location: Monkleigh, Torridge, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Monkleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Monkleigh St George

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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17/146 Monkleigh
15.4.82 House, Staddon House
and attached
(formerly listed as
House/Staddon House)
Vicarage, now 2 houses. Staddon House, to left, is c. 1500 in
origin; it was remodelled and Monkleigh House (to right) built c.
1808. Colourwashed render over coursed slatestone rubble. Hipped
slate roof; rendered brick ridge stacks. L-plan with rear wing
and outbuilding to rear of Staddon House on left. 2 storeys;
4-window range. Monkleigh House, of symmetrical 3-window range,
has C20 porch with half-glazed inner door with glazing bars. Flat
rendered arches over 16-pane above 20-pane sashes with Gothick
glazing bars. Bay to left (the front of Staddon House) has two
similar asymmetrically-placed sashes. Three-bay right side wall
has symmetrical elevation with bowed central bay and similar
sashes. A mid C19 two-storey extension with horned Gothick
sashes and main door is placed to left of Staddon House. Interior
of Monkleigh House: noted as having panelled doors and shutters,
marble fireplaces, and fine dog-leg staircase with turned
balusters and fret-cut brackets. Interior of Staddon House:
ground floor has moulded beams of c. 1500; two beams in centre
have mortices for C16 plank and stud partition; one of these
partitions, adjoining the rear room, survives and has
Tudor-arched doorway with sunk spandrels which was blocked in
C17. On the first floor, the bases of 3 trusses with curved feet
are visible above the front room. Staddon House is probably the
chamber block and sole surviving remnant of the C16 parsonage
house. Subsidiary Features: to rear of Staddon House is a C17
outbuilding, altered in the mid C19; of rendered cob and stone
with hipped Welsh slate roof and stone ridge stack; C19 plank
door to bakehouse in front room, C19 double doors to coachouse,
C19 door to stable and double-entry to hay barn to rear.

Listing NGR: SS4544720916

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