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Combe Park Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Lynton and Lynmouth, Devon

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206374

English Heritage Legacy ID: 376468

Location: Lynton and Lynmouth, North Devon, Devon, EX35

County: Devon

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

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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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