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Latitude: 51.0311 / 51°1'51"N
Longitude: -3.902 / 3°54'7"W
OS Eastings: 266720
OS Northings: 127467
OS Grid: SS667274
Mapcode National: GBR KY.H99K
Mapcode Global: FRA 26QD.7N5
Entry Name: Triumphal Arch at Approximately 1060 Metres South East of Castle Hill House
Listing Date: 9 June 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1325357
English Heritage Legacy ID: 98963
Location: Filleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX32
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Filleigh
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Filleigh St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
FILLEIGH CASTLE HILL
SS 62 NE
- Triumphal Arch at approximately
9.6.52 1060 metres south-east of Castle
Eye-catcher. Circa 1730 but rebuilt after gale circa 1960. Roughly coursed rubble
with some dressings. In the form of a triumphal arch. A large central arch with
semi-circular head is flanked by smaller arches. All have keystones. With the
outer ones the keystone is incorporated into a corniced band which goes across and
round the pier. Sunk panel above each outer arch. Large cornice right across and
round above central arch. Ramped up centre with sunk panel and top cornice.
Architectural decoration appears only on the side facing the house. A part of the
improvements to Castle Hill carried out in the 1730's possibly under the guidance of
Lords Herbert and Burlington.
Listing NGR: SS6672027467
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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