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Bickleigh Cottage Guest House

A Grade II Listed Building in Tiverton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8587 / 50°51'31"N

Longitude: -3.5108 / 3°30'38"W

OS Eastings: 293762

OS Northings: 107668

OS Grid: SS937076

Mapcode National: GBR LH.V6D5

Mapcode Global: FRA 36JT.XR9

Entry Name: Bickleigh Cottage Guest House

Listing Date: 12 February 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384694

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485148

Location: Tiverton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Tiverton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Tiverton St Paul, West Exe

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


TIVERTON

SS90NW BICKLEIGH
848-1/8/46 (West side)
12/02/52 Bickleigh Cottage Guest House

GV II

House. Probably C17, truncated for road widening to left in
1906, partly remodelled 1930s, extended late C20. Render on
probable cob; wheat reed thatched roofs except for mostly
Roman clay tile to right-hand return (overlooking the river);
2 large brick rear lateral stacks at left and right, the 3rd
central hall stack truncated.
PLAN: original 3-room plan at the front (now truncated from
left and 2 rooms plus entrance hall); extended at rear left
and right with wings at right angles probably C17 and C18, and
wing parallel at rear late C20.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; slightly irregular 3 window range with
1906 oak framed windows with iron casements with leaded
glazing. 2-light windows to 1st-floor, the window at far right
is a taller transomed window which breaks the eaves under a
thatched gable; 4-light windows to ground-floor left and right
and 2-light window right of doorway. Buttressed doorway with
thatched roof on corbels; oak planked door. 4-bay right-hand
return has similar buttressed doorway with thatched roof to
2nd bay from left; C20 windows of various dates.
INTERIOR: has original chamfered axial beam in central room
and the feet of probable C17 trusses are visible in the rear
left-hand wing, the main roof not inspected. Other visible
features are mostly probably 1906 including the oak staircase
and some panelled doors.

Listing NGR: SS9376207668

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

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