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A Grade II Listed Building in St. Giles on the Heath, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7087 / 50°42'31"N

Longitude: -4.3221 / 4°19'19"W

OS Eastings: 236142

OS Northings: 92471

OS Grid: SX361924

Mapcode National: GBR NM.4RNB

Mapcode Global: FRA 17V6.D0Z

Entry Name: Higher and over

Listing Date: 9 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309816

English Heritage Legacy ID: 90693

Location: St. Giles on the Heath, Torridge, Devon, PL15

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: St. Giles on the Heath

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: St Giles-in-the-Heath

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


5/31 Higher and Over


House. Circa late C17/early C18 origins, C18 extension, C20 renovations and
additions. Whitewashed rendered cob on stone rubble footings, asbestos slate roof
gabled at ends, formerly thatched, end stacks, the right-hand stack massive and
projecting, end stack to rear wing.
T-plan house. The earliest part is probably the single depth main range, 2-rooms
wide with a central stair hall. Although the right-hand end was probably the
hall/kitchen the left-hand fireplace also has an oven. The rear wing is likely to be
an C18 parlour addition.
2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2-window front with off-centre C20 gabled porch with the
front door on the right return. 3-light casement windows, 2 panes per light with C20
diamond leading.
Interior Large open fireplace to the right-hand room with 1 stone rubble-and 1
granite jamb, a timber lintel and cloam oven, large exposed ceiling beams. Roofspace
not inspected but roof trusses may be of interest.

Listing NGR: SX3614292471

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