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Triumphal Arch at Approximately 1060 Metres South East of Castle Hill House

A Grade II Listed Building in Filleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325357

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98963

Location: Filleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX32

County: Devon

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

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Listing Text

FILLEIGH CASTLE HILL
SS 62 NE
5/45
- Triumphal Arch at approximately
9.6.52 1060 metres south-east of Castle
Hill House
GV II

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

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