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Hillbrow Including Garden Wall to the West

A Grade II Listed Building in Crediton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7875 / 50°47'15"N

Longitude: -3.649 / 3°38'56"W

OS Eastings: 283857

OS Northings: 99958

OS Grid: SX838999

Mapcode National: GBR L9.ZMDS

Mapcode Global: FRA 3770.B7M

Entry Name: Hillbrow Including Garden Wall to the West

Listing Date: 11 October 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197086

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387083

Location: Crediton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Crediton

Built-Up Area: Crediton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Crediton

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


672-1/4/133 (North side)
11/10/72 Hillbrow including garden wall to
the west


House, now in use as residential home, including garden wall
to the west. Early C19, some 1930s alterations, 1980s
addition. Brick, mostly roughcast; slate roof; stacks with
rendered shafts.
Plan: L plan, with double depth main block of 2 rooms wide
with an off-centre entrance into a passage.
Exterior. 3 storeys. Asymmetrical 4-bay south front with a
hipped slate roof with deep eaves and a moulded cornice with
shaped eaves brackets; left and right clasping pilasters;
platbands at first and second floor levels. 1930s timber
lean-to porch in the third bay from the left with herringbone
brick nogging. All windows have probably 1930s eared
shouldered architraves: 3 ground and 4 first floor horned
12-pane sashes. Small second floor windows with various C20
casements, blind recess to the right. Matching cornice and
platbands on the right return, facing the Exeter Road, where
the windows are C20 iron casements. A single storey 1980s
addition to the main block, adjoining the south front at the
west, is in a matching style with a pitched slate roof and 3
matching timber small-pane sashes with similar architraves.
Beyond this addition, the garden is enclosed by a tall,
thatched, roughcast cob wall. This includes an attractive door
with C19 decorated cast iron grille panels.
Interior: Retains some C19 features including joinery, a stick
baluster stair with a ramped handrail, some moulded cornices
and a white marble chimney-piece.

Listing NGR: SX8385799958

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