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Stockleigh Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Stockleigh English, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8447 / 50°50'41"N

Longitude: -3.6346 / 3°38'4"W

OS Eastings: 285017

OS Northings: 106297

OS Grid: SS850062

Mapcode National: GBR L9.W51M

Mapcode Global: FRA 368V.XJ3

Entry Name: Stockleigh Court

Listing Date: 26 August 1965

Last Amended: 4 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250890

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433391

Location: Stockleigh English, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Stockleigh English

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Stockleigh English St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

STOCKLEIGH ENGLISH STOCKLEIGH ENGLISH
SS 80 NE
7/227 Stockleigh Court [formerly listed
-
26.8.65 as Stockleigh Court and Stockleigh
GV Court Farm)
II

Large house. Early C19. Plastered rubble; rubble stacks with C19 brick chimney
shafts; slate roof with lead ridges. Double depth plan house facing park to east
with 2 rooms either side of central entrance hall and staircase. End stacks with 2
shafts each side. Single storey ancillary wing along left (south) side. Main block
is 3 storeys. Some neo-classical motifs. Symmetrical 5-window front to main block.
All are 12-pane sashes and those on ground floor have flat recessed stucco
architraves. Plain flanking pilasters and stucco incised as ashlar. Central
original 6-panel front door (now part-glazed) has overlight with diagonal glazing
bars, panelled reveals and flat-roofed Tuscan porch with timber posts and moulded
entablature. Deep eaves on pairs of shaped brackets and original cast iron gutter
with lion-mask joints. Roof is hipped each end and flanked by brick chimney shafts.
Ancillary wing in same style with single large 12-pane sash front with flat-recessed
architrave. Stucco incised as ashlar. Low pediment over with recessed tympanum and
flanking antifixa. At left (south) end pilaster rises as square pier with plain cap
to carry a classical vase. Left end of ancillary block includes C19 6-panel door,
overlight with glazing bars and flat-hood on shaped timber brackets. Not completely
regular rear elevation comprises a variety of sashes with glazing bars including 25,
15, 16 and 12-pane sashes.
Interior includes much original joinery and plasterwork. Stockleigh Court was home
of Bellew family from C16 to C20.
Source: Devon SMR.


Listing NGR: SS8501706297

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

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