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Northleigh Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Goodleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0942 / 51°5'38"N

Longitude: -3.9981 / 3°59'53"W

OS Eastings: 260177

OS Northings: 134659

OS Grid: SS601346

Mapcode National: GBR KT.C8ZH

Mapcode Global: FRA 26J7.68D

Entry Name: Northleigh Hill

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325283

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98568

Location: Goodleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX32

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Goodleigh

Built-Up Area: Goodleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Goodleigh

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

GOODLEIGH NORTHLEIGH
SS 63 SW
8/90 Northleigh Hill

II

Farmhouse. Now house with former barn and stables attached, converted to form part
of dwelling. Early C16 or possibly earlier fabric concealed, remodelled in C17.
Whitewashed rendered rubble and cob. Slate roofs with gable end stacks, that to
left side is massive and heightened in brick. Originally an open-hall house with
floors and stack inserted in C17, the latter unusually creating a lobby entry
although it is possible that the present narrow lower end may have once formed a
cross-passage. The converted barn and stables adjoin to left end. 2 storeys.
North side has 2-window range, C20 single light to left and 2-light to right, 2-
panes per light. 3-window ground floor range of C19 2-light casements with inserted
fixed light at right end. 2 storey extension with lean-to slate roof to south side
projecting slightly at right end. Recessed C17 doorway to left with ovolo-moulded
surround with weathered stops. C17 3-plank ledged door to left of lobby entry with
cover strips and ovolo-moulded surround with scroll-stopped jambs. Chamfered beams
to hall and fireplace lintel. Twin scroll-stopped door surrounds at head of stairs
which enter the hall by a similar door surround with the durns facing the stairs.
Foliated plasterwork boss to inner wall of chamber above inner room. Heavy smoke-
blackening to rafters and part of purlins, but 3 trusses replaced.


Listing NGR: SS6017734659

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