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Hillsborough Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Ilfracombe, Devon

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Latitude: 51.2075 / 51°12'27"N

Longitude: -4.1095 / 4°6'34"W

OS Eastings: 252735

OS Northings: 147483

OS Grid: SS527474

Mapcode National: GBR KN.4BR1

Mapcode Global: VH4M4.QX95

Plus Code: 9C3Q6V5R+25

Entry Name: Hillsborough Cottage

Listing Date: 12 March 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203039

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390233

Location: Ilfracombe, North Devon, Devon, EX34

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Ilfracombe

Built-Up Area: Ilfracombe

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ilfracombe St Philip and St James

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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853-1/7/96 (East side)
12/03/90 Hillsborough Cottage


Mid C19. Stone rubble. Roof covered with red "fishscale"
tiles. Red-brick chimneys, 2 of them with round and louvred
chimney-pots. Double-depth plan composed of one long range
with 2 shorter ranges at right-angles to it; the shorter
ranges occupy only two thirds the length of the long range,
leaving space for an entrance porch at the west end. Romantic
Gothic design.
2 storeys, multi-gabled with scalloped bargeboards and finials
on each gable. Main front, facing north-west, is twin-gabled
and 2 windows wide. All windows visible from road have wooden
casements with pointed arches to the lights and widely-spaced
horizontal glazing bars; canted bay window to right of ground
storey. West front has similar detail; doorway with pointed
stone arch, plank door.
INTERIOR not inspected.
The house is not shown on the Ilfracombe tithe map of 1840,
although a non-domestic building is shown in about the same
position. Approximately 20 metres to the south-east is a
summerhouse (qv) of similar date to the house.
(Ilfracombe Chronicle: Hussell AT: 9.7.1937: 8; Devon Record
Office: Ilfracombe Tithe Map: 1840-).

Listing NGR: SS5273547483

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