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Billington House

A Grade II Listed Building in Modbury, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3502 / 50°21'0"N

Longitude: -3.8892 / 3°53'21"W

OS Eastings: 265689

OS Northings: 51733

OS Grid: SX656517

Mapcode National: GBR Q9.7GP1

Mapcode Global: FRA 28R3.LNC

Entry Name: Billington House

Listing Date: 25 January 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325092

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99656

Location: Modbury, South Hams, Devon, PL21

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Modbury

Built-Up Area: Modbury

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Modbury St George

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

MODBURY BACK STREET
SX 6451-6551
(south side)
7/62
Billington House

- II

Detached house. Late C17 and C18, some C19 windows. Smooth rendered, asbestos-
cement slate roof, large brick stack, right, smaller stack, left gable. Plain
block, part lower than street level at west end, stair projection, gabled,
back. Two storeys and attic; ground floor, mainly below street level, has part-
glazed door incorporating radial light, under light cantilevered hood. At first
floor two 12-pane replacement sashes and a smaller single light left. At night
a panelled inner door with C20 glazed porch; on the east side this has a curved
segment of raking wall at lead-in to lower door. 12-pane raking half-dormer
centred over ground floor door. Back has gabled stair extension, to right a
16-pane raking dormer above 16-pane sash, above C20 glazed extension. Both
gables plain. Interior: Dog-leg stair with splatt balusters. Feet of large
roof principals visible, but boxed or papered. A puzzling building which may
have lost some windows to the street front.


Listing NGR: SX6568951733

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