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Castle Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in North Molton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0541 / 51°3'14"N

Longitude: -3.8031 / 3°48'11"W

OS Eastings: 273720

OS Northings: 129852

OS Grid: SS737298

Mapcode National: GBR L2.FY35

Mapcode Global: FRA 26XB.J5X

Entry Name: Castle Hill

Listing Date: 24 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1288122

English Heritage Legacy ID: 400603

Location: North Molton, North Devon, Devon, EX36

County: Devon

Civil Parish: North Molton

Built-Up Area: North Molton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: North Molton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

NORTH MOLTON THE SQUARE (east side),
SS 7229-7329
18/201 Castle Hill
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GV II
House, now partly shop. Probably mid C18, altered in the mid to late C19, and
further altered in the late C20. Rendered over dressed sandstone, with C20 asbestos-
slate roof, gable-ended to left and half-hipped to right. Stack rebuilt in C20
brick.
Plan and development: C18 two-room central-entrance plan, with central entrance
passage and former coach house incorporated in left-hand end. Axial stack to right-
hand room, backing onto entrance passage. Shop inserted to left of entrance in the
C19. Shop altered, building rendered, windows mostly replaced and roof altered in
the C20. Two storeys.
Exterior: House with symmetrical 5-bay front; first-floor 12-pane glazing bar sashes
(20 replacements probably similar pattern to former C18 sashes) and ground-floor 16-
pane glazing bar sashes with segmental heads flanking doorway (right-hand one is C20
replacement). Fenestration of right-hand ground-floor bay probably also altered at
some time, with small C20 twelve-pane glazing bar sash to right, replacing a doorway
(doorway probably a C19 insertion). C20 shopfront in left-hand bay. Central
probably C19 door with 3 raised and fielded upper panels and one panel below, 3 part
rectangular overlight and C19 bracketed gabled porch with shaped barge boards.
Former coach house to left with tall first floor C18 boxed 15-pane glazing bar sash
(6-panes to upper leaf and 9-panes to lower leaf) and pair of large ground-floor
boarded double doors.
Interior: Much altered in C19 and C20. C18 door with 2 raised and fielded panels
between entrance passage and right-hand ground-floor room. Two C19 staircases at
rear with rectangular-section stick balusters.

Listing NGR: SS7371829850

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

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