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A Grade II Listed Building in Ashreigney, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9074 / 50°54'26"N

Longitude: -3.9241 / 3°55'26"W

OS Eastings: 264812

OS Northings: 113752

OS Grid: SS648137

Mapcode National: GBR KX.R3QR

Mapcode Global: FRA 26NP.YX6

Entry Name: Highdown

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1333061

English Heritage Legacy ID: 90798

Location: Ashreigney, Torridge, Devon, EX18

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Ashreigney

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ashreigney St James

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 61 SW
6/8 Highdown
House, may formerly have been a pair of cottages. Probably circa early C18 with
late C19 or early C20 addition. Plastered cob walls. Hipped thatch roof. Central
brick axial stack.
Plan: at present baffle entry plan in front of central axial stack with heated room
to either side and possibly small service room beyond at each end. Late C19 or
early C20 rear wing added.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 4-window front of small-paned 1 and 2-light
casements, C20 apart from first floor right-hand one which is C19 with H-L hinges.
Central C20 porch with 4 panelled door. Small outbuilding leanto against left-hand
Interior exhibits features dating from later C19 modernisation but probably
concealing original ones behind.
This house preserves a very attractive traditional appearance.

Listing NGR: SS6481213752

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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