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Little Hill (North and South Side) Including Front Garden Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Instow, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0543 / 51°3'15"N

Longitude: -4.178 / 4°10'40"W

OS Eastings: 247450

OS Northings: 130582

OS Grid: SS474305

Mapcode National: GBR KK.FZ9K

Mapcode Global: FRA 264B.G4Q

Entry Name: Little Hill (North and South Side) Including Front Garden Wall

Listing Date: 29 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325323

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98775

Location: Instow, North Devon, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Instow

Built-Up Area: Instow

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Instow St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

INSTOW ANSTEY WAY (east side), Instow
SS 43 SE
1/72 Little Hill (north and south
side) including front garden wall
II

Semi-detached pair of villas. Appear to be circa 1860, but apparently is dated 1885.
Brick with ashlar dressings. Slate roof, hipped to front wings at each end with
boxed eaves and lions head guttering. Ridge stacks.
Symmetrical mirror plan, each villa with 3 principal rooms and stair hall forming
L-shape to front, principal entrances to each side and service rooms and stable
block to rear grouped around central rear courtyards.
2 storeys. Brick platband. West front, 4-window range, each end bay breaking
forward. All fenestration intact with 4 paned sashes with margin glazing bars and
horizontal sliding louvred timber shutters. 2 centre bays have sashes on each
floor, twin sashes to each wing with central colonnete with crocket capitals over
canted bay window with ashlar blocking course ornamented with large Tudor Rose
decoration. North and south entrance fronts each have a single bay of sashes on
each floor to west of twin sashes with central colonnette with crocket capitals
over canted bays with similarly ornamented blocking course continuing eastwards to
form distyle portico with double crocket capitals. 4 panelled door with 2-paned
overlight. Short gable-ended right-angled projection to east contains integral
stable block with loft over.
Interiors: C19 joinery entirely intact. Richly moulded plasterwork cornices to
principal rooms. Impressive dog-leg staircases to each side with sugar barley
balusters and moulded handrails ramped up to larger newels with acorn finials.
Front garden wall of squat stone balusters with single low central brick pier and
L-shaped triple cluster of similar piers flanking each curved end section.


Listing NGR: SS4745030582

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