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Westwell Hall Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Ilfracombe, Devon

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Latitude: 51.2053 / 51°12'19"N

Longitude: -4.1342 / 4°8'3"W

OS Eastings: 251004

OS Northings: 147289

OS Grid: SS510472

Mapcode National: GBR KM.4BJ4

Mapcode Global: VH4M4.9Y8W

Plus Code: 9C3Q6V48+48

Entry Name: Westwell Hall Hotel

Listing Date: 14 March 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281898

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390275

Location: Ilfracombe, North Devon, Devon, EX34

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Ilfracombe

Built-Up Area: Ilfracombe

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ilfracombe Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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853-1/6/134 (North side)
Westwell Hall Hotel


Large detached house, now an hotel, situated on a minor road
running north-east from the main road through Torrs Park.
Probably 1880 by WC Oliver of Barnstaple. Gothic style.
MATERIALS: cream brick with dressings of red brick and stone;
gables with mock timber-framing. Tarred, slated roof with
crested ridge tiles and terracotta finials.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with garrets. 5-window front towards the
road with twin gabled entrance front to right. The 5-window
front has a 4-storeyed canted bay window in centre, the top
storey of wood with patterned bargeboards. Ground and third
storey windows have shouldered arches, those in the second
storey having pointed arches, the window heads with transom
lights each containing 2 cusped pointed arches. Entrance porch
in right side wall with pointed arched doorway, round
traceried window and parapet with open Gothic tracery.
INTERIOR: Details include original fireplaces, cornices,
picture rails. C18 style stair with barley sugar balusters.
Large axial entrance and stair hall with dado rail, lyncrusta
paper. Original panelled doors with moulded cases.
HISTORY: plans for a detached house in Torrs Park very similar
to this were submitted to the Board by WC Oliver on 26.8.1880
on behalf of Rev. Wilf Fisher. They were referred back but
later approved.
(Ilfracombe Local Board of Health Planning Register & file No
10: North Devon District Council Planning Department: 3; Devon
Record Office, 2458 add, No 10 (block plan only)).

Listing NGR: SS5100447289

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