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Buckstone Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Upton Hellions, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8182 / 50°49'5"N

Longitude: -3.6464 / 3°38'46"W

OS Eastings: 284119

OS Northings: 103366

OS Grid: SS841033

Mapcode National: GBR L9.XN38

Mapcode Global: FRA 367X.Z4Y

Plus Code: 9C2RR993+7F

Entry Name: Buckstone Cottage

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243638

English Heritage Legacy ID: 447515

Location: Upton Hellions, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Upton Hellions

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Sandford St Swithin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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House. C18 and circa 1820. Partly plastered cob on rubble footings, partly
plastered rubble; rubble stacks with C19 brick chimney shafts; slate and thatched
roofs. 2 parallel ranges. Circa 1820 front range facing south-west with C18
cottage now used as rear service block. 2 room front range with end stacks and
central staircase plan. 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window front with central C20
door but original panelled reveals and flat roofed porch on Tuscan columns, the
sides now filled. Flanking 16-pane sashes and central first floor 12-pane sash.
Deep eaves and slate roof hipped each end flanked by brick chimney shafts. Rear
4-window front of irregularly disposed casements, 3 possibly C18 flat-faced
mullion casements with leaded glass; the outer ground floor 3-light windows and
first floor window over door. Similar first floor right window contains original
green-tinged leaded glass. Thatched roof hipped both ends.
Good interior includes circa 182O plasterwork and joinery including geometric
stair with stick balusters and mahogany handrail lit by cupola with delicate
moulded plaster frieze. Buckstone is said to have been the Dower House of the
Ferguson-Davies of Creedy Park, Sandford.

Listing NGR: SS8411703368

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