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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
Entry Name: Hillsborough Cottage
Listing Date: 12 March 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1203039
English Heritage Legacy ID: 390233
Location: Ilfracombe, North Devon, Devon, EX34
District: North 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
SS5247 LARKSTONE LANE
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
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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