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Latitude: 51.2131 / 51°12'47"N
Longitude: -3.8104 / 3°48'37"W
OS Eastings: 273642
OS Northings: 147543
OS Grid: SS736475
Mapcode National: GBR L2.3VXS
Mapcode Global: VH4M9.WRYX
Plus Code: 9C3R657Q+6R
Entry Name: Combe Park Hotel
Listing Date: 9 June 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1206374
English Heritage Legacy ID: 376468
Location: Lynton and Lynmouth, North Devon, Devon, EX35
Civil Parish: Lynton and Lynmouth
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Lynton St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH
SS74NW COMBE PARK
858-1/2/55 Combe Park Hotel
Hotel in own grounds, formerly private house. c1840, with
possible earlier origins. Rough rendered, tile roof including
some fishtail. A compact wide-span block with triple-gabled
entrance front and central staircase. Picturesque Tudor Gothic
2 storeys and attic; 4-window front. All windows are
small-pane casements with pointed heads to the lights but
under square heads; the top floor has a 3-light to each
smaller side gable, and 1:3:1 lights to the wider central
gable. At first floor are four 3-light, and ground floor has a
deep 3-light to the left, and to the right a square bay with
crenellated parapet and 1:5:1-lights to solid corners. Centred
is a porch with haunched coped gable over a pointed arch with
rough drip-mould; the porch cheeks have a small-paned lancet;
inner panelled door. The gabled return to the right has two
3-light casements at each level, and the left gable is slate
hung, with 4 casements.
The rear has 2 small gables, and between these a deep stair
window in 3 lights, and various casements; there is a large
flat-roofed extension. The gables have plain barge-boards, and
a small finial. There is a large external stack to the left,
and a wide stack on the rear roof slope to the right.
INTERIOR not inspected; damaged by fire in 1993/4, since
restored with original joinery including doors retained.
A very complete building in the Picturesque style.
Purchased by the Revd WH Halliday in 1832, the first property
to be added to the initial purchase of Glenthorne. Carries
hallmarks of the Halliday estate, such as the triple gable
entrance front and the central porch. Most of the rest of the
buildings formerly belonging to this estate are in the Parish
of Countisbury and include Watersmeet House.
Listing NGR: SS7364247543
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