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Huish Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Westleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325311

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98818

Location: Westleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Westleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Westleigh

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

WESTLEIGH
SS 42 NE
3/92 Nos. 1 & 2 Huish Cottages
GV II
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
Gothic style.
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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