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Hornets Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Widecombe in the Moor, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5587 / 50°33'31"N

Longitude: -3.8658 / 3°51'56"W

OS Eastings: 267935

OS Northings: 74879

OS Grid: SX679748

Mapcode National: GBR QB.08NY

Mapcode Global: FRA 27SL.9RT

Entry Name: Hornets Castle

Listing Date: 3 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1260337

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441072

Location: Widecombe in the Moor, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Widecombe in the Moor

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Leusdon St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

WIDECOMBE-IN-
SX 67 SE THE-MOOR
5/176 Hornets Castle
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GV II

House. Early or mid C19 with lean-to addition on south-west side. Granite rubble
with hipped, thatched roof; lean-to slated. Against the north-east wall is a large
granite chimneystack. Original house appears to be 1 room wide and 2 rooms deep. 2
storeys. In each gable wall are 2 pointed-arched windows (1 to each storey) with
well-cut voussoirs; C19 wood casements. South-east end of lean-to has C20 door to
right and 2-light wood-mullioned window to left. Above, in the second storey, is a
blocked window with pointed arch, similar to those in the main house.


Listing NGR: SX6793574879

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

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