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Hillside View

A Grade II Listed Building in North Molton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0543 / 51°3'15"N

Longitude: -3.8037 / 3°48'13"W

OS Eastings: 273678

OS Northings: 129881

OS Grid: SS736298

Mapcode National: GBR L2.FXXX

Mapcode Global: FRA 26XB.HXT

Entry Name: Hillside View

Listing Date: 24 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1214468

English Heritage Legacy ID: 399132

Location: North Molton, North Devon, Devon, EX36

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: North Molton

Built-Up Area: North Molton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: North Molton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

NORTH MOLTON THE SQUARE (north side),
SS 7229-7329
18/193 Hillside View
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GV II
House. Probably C16, altered in the C17. Further early to mid-C19 alterations.
Rendered, probably over stone rubble or cob. Scantle-slate roof, gable-ended to left
and hipped to right. C17 stone stack to rear and brick stack to left.
Plan and development: Probably C16 three-room and through-passage plan. Possibly a
late Medieval open hall house, consisting of hall with projecting shallow square bay
to front, wide through passage and former service room (present kitchen) to left and
former inner room to right. Possibly formerly open to the roof. Possible C17
alterations included the insertion of the first floor in the hall insertion of
integral lateral stack to rear of hall. Shallow projecting square bay in front wall
of hall could be part of the original plan or could be an alteration of the C17 or
even the early to mid-C19. C19 staircase in the cross passage, possibly a later
replacement of a previous C17. Roof rebuilt probably in the C17. Wall between hall
and inner room removed in the C20. Two storeys.
Exterior: Asymmetrical 3-window front; C19 three-light wooden casements on each
floor to left and right and projecting bay with first-floor early C19 sixteen-pane
glazing bar sash (each leaf with 4 lights across and 2 up) and ground-floor mid to
late C19 boxed 4-pane sash. C20 half-glazed door between first and second windows
from left. Right-hand end wall with C19 three-light wooden casements to each floor.
Interior: Central ground-floor room (hall) with cased cross beam and window seat.
Wall between hall and inner room removed in the C20. C18 four-panelled doors to
rooms off through-passage, with L-hinges. Fragmentary remains of rear cruck blade
(embedded in stack) at left-hand (lower) end of hall, with trenches for former
purlins and notch at apex for former diagonally-set ridge-piece. Apex formerly
mortice and tenoned. Rest of roof rebuilt in the C17, with trusses consisting of
pincipal rafters and collars.

Listing NGR: SS7366229887

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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