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West Henstill House

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8221 / 50°49'19"N

Longitude: -3.7019 / 3°42'6"W

OS Eastings: 280221

OS Northings: 103885

OS Grid: SS802038

Mapcode National: GBR L7.XD0S

Mapcode Global: FRA 364X.MN6

Entry Name: West Henstill House

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1258873

English Heritage Legacy ID: 445706

Location: Sandford, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Sandford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Sandford St Swithin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


3/206 West Henstill House


Farmhouse, now house. C16, altered circa 1920. Plastered cob and rubble; stack
of small squared blocks of volcanic stone topped with early C20 brick; thatched
roof. Originally a 3-room-and-through-passage house facing south-east with inner
room at left (south-west) end. Circa 1920 service room demolished and rear service
wing built behind passage and hall. Large projecting lateral stack to front of
hall. C19 outshot on left end. Now 2 storeys. Irregular 2-window front to main
house comprising late C19-early C20 casements with glazing bars. Front of hall
including window on each floor is broken forward flush with front of hall stack on
right and includes a small ground floor side-light. Both first floor windows have
thatched gables over. Hall stack has original late C16 volcanic stone chimney
shaft with projecting coping. It is now topped with early C20 brick. Passage door
now at right end. Roof is half-hipped to left and gabled to right. Right end wall
of circa 1920 volcanic rubble with brick dressings. Good interior. C16 oak plank-
and-muntin screen from passage to hall has moulded head beam. Hall fireplace
lintel and hall are crossbeam chamfered with worn, indistinct stops. Full height
cob crosswall between hall and inner room. Hall roof supported on side-pegged
jointed cruck roof. Roof space inaccessible.

Listing NGR: SS8022103885

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