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Latitude: 51.0445 / 51°2'40"N
Longitude: -4.1622 / 4°9'43"W
OS Eastings: 248524
OS Northings: 129464
OS Grid: SS485294
Mapcode National: GBR KL.GHDM
Mapcode Global: FRA 265C.88W
Entry Name: Huish Cottages
Listing Date: 29 May 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1325311
English Heritage Legacy ID: 98818
Location: Westleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX39
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Westleigh
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Westleigh
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 42 NE
3/92 Nos. 1 & 2 Huish Cottages
Lodge to Tapeley Park (q.v.) divided for 2 occupations. Circa 1850-60. Unrendered
stone rubble with painted quoins. Patterned slate roof with crested ridge tiles,
asbestos slate roof to rear. Carved bargeboards and moulded stone kneelers. 2
ridge stacks and stack to rear gable end of east wing.
Symmetrical central entrance 2-room plan cottage acting as cross wing to another
cottage at rear, which has a verandah across its front in the angle, and an outshut
at the rear filling the space between a short rear wing and the cross-wing Tudor
2 storeys. West front : symmetrical 2-window range. 2-light metal casements with
polygonal leaded panes, ground floor windows with transoms, first floor windows in
half dormers with ornate wavey pierced bargeboards. Deep chamfered painted stone
window openings. Central doorway in similar opening but with depressed 2-centred
arched head and with plank door and gabled open porch on brick piers and with
pierced wavey bargeboards. On left-hand gable end a projecting stack with set offs.
On right-hand gable end a first floor central oriel on moulded corbel supported on
buttress with set-off flanked by single-light windows.
The south front is asymmetrical, with 2 half dormers, the bargeboards partly removed
from right-hand dormer, similar fenestration and doorway and a slate roof verandah,
hipped at right end, abutting cross-wing on left and supported on 3 brick piers.
Interior not inspected.
Listing NGR: SS4852429464
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