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Latitude: 50.6768 / 50°40'36"N
Longitude: -3.406 / 3°24'21"W
OS Eastings: 300750
OS Northings: 87295
OS Grid: SY007872
Mapcode National: GBR P4.93Q2
Mapcode Global: FRA 37R9.2WS
Plus Code: 9C2RMHGV+PH
Entry Name: Oakhayes
Listing Date: 11 November 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1308900
English Heritage Legacy ID: 88643
Location: Woodbury, East Devon, Devon, EX5
Civil Parish: Woodbury
Built-Up Area: Woodbury
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Woodbury with Exton
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SY 08 NW WOODBURY OAKHAYES LANE, Woodbury
Large detached house, now sub-divided. Circa 1830; built for Rev. Francis Filmer
of Cwmdale, near Canterbury; the land came onto the market in 1829, and Oakhayes
House first appears in the Land Tax Assessments in 1832 (see reference below).
Brick, whitewashed or plastered; hipped slate roofs. Plan of 3 parallel ranges,
all separately roofed, the principal rooms are situated to the garden (right-hand)
end of the ranges, and to either side of the entrance; to this was added a late C19
north east wing.
Entrance front (west): symmetrical 3 window range; all windows with 12-pane
hornless sashes. Central porch: 2 Tuscan columns, moulded entablature open to
front, with panelled ceiling; doorway with reeded architrave; half-glazed door with
Garden front (south): symmetrical 1:3:1 bays, the central bays forming a polygonal
projection. All windows are 12-pane hornless sashes except to the ground floor of
the projection which has a French window flanked by 2-pane horned sash windows.
Some 1st floor windows with blind housings. Hornless sash windows to rear.
Attched to rear is a contemporary conservatory, quite small, with a central area
and side aisles. The original owner was an enthusiastic gardener.
Interior not inspected.
Reference: Ursula W Brighouse, Woodbury, A View from the Beacon, pp.164-6
Listing NGR: SY0075087295
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