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Heasley Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in North Molton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0753 / 51°4'30"N

Longitude: -3.8037 / 3°48'13"W

OS Eastings: 273734

OS Northings: 132206

OS Grid: SS737322

Mapcode National: GBR L2.DJ7G

Mapcode Global: FRA 26X8.XL6

Entry Name: Heasley Cottage

Listing Date: 24 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1288694

English Heritage Legacy ID: 398974

Location: North Molton, North Devon, Devon, EX36

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: 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 HEASLEY MILL
SS 73 SW
10/157 Heasley Cottage
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GV II
House. Probably late C17 or early C18. Rendered cob on high stone rubble plinth.
Gable-ended C20 asbestos-slate roof. Brick stacks, two with tops rebuilt.
Plan and development: Three room plan, with entrance lobby and staircase between
central and left-hand rooms. Central ground-floor room (hall) with integral lateral
stack to rear, left-hand ground-floor room (possible former service room) with
integral end stack, and kitchen to right (possible former inner room) with integral
end stack. This is possibly a late C17 or C18 remodelling of a former 3-room and
cross-passage house, with staircase inserted in passage. The house was incorporated
in a formal composition with the neighbouring Heasley House Hotel (q.v.) in the early
C19, also including Yen Cottage (q.v.). Two storeys.
Exterior: Asymmetrically-fenestrated front with 4 windows to first floor and 3 to
ground floor. Mostly C19 two-light small-paned wooden casements, except for 2
first-floor windows to right which are C18 two-light leaded wooden casements, one
with metal opening light. C19 boarded door between first and second ground-floor
windows from left and C20 rendered gabled porch with C20 2-leaf boarded door.
Interior: Central ground-floor room (hall) with slate-flagged floor, open fireplace
to rear with C19 surround, and C18 cupboard in right-hand rear corner with 2 shaped
shelves and dentil cornice to moulded top. Right-hand ground-floor room (kitchen)
with blocked fireplace. Left-hand ground-floor room has C18 square recess to left of
C20 fireplace, with shelves, cupboard below with 2 doors and the remains of H-hinges,
and moulded surround. Recess in front wall with moulded surround.

Listing NGR: SS7373432206

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