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Latitude: 51.0887 / 51°5'19"N
Longitude: -4.0637 / 4°3'49"W
OS Eastings: 255567
OS Northings: 134182
OS Grid: SS555341
Mapcode National: GBR KQ.CQCM
Mapcode Global: FRA 26C7.QPR
Entry Name: Medelpad
Listing Date: 31 December 1973
Last Amended: 29 September 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1385123
English Heritage Legacy ID: 485585
Location: Barnstaple, North Devon, Devon, EX31
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Barnstaple
Built-Up Area: Barnstaple
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Pilton with Ashford
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS5534SE DARK LANE, Pilton
684-1/2/332 (North East side)
Formerly known as: Ivycliff DARK LANE Pilton.
Shown as Bay Cliff on OS map.
House and stable block. Probably 1840s. Stuccoed mass wall,
probably local stone rubble; hipped natural slate roof; stacks
with rendered shafts; stable block has tiled roof and is
stuccoed only on the courtyard side.
Sited on a steep hillside with impressively tall walls (qv) to
Dark Lane. Double-depth house, 2 rooms wide, facing S. Small
stable block attached to NE corner of the house, which has a
rear service yard.
Garden front in a Gothick style. Deep eaves. Symmetrical
3-window range with a central front door. Projecting porch
with hipped glazed roof has 2-leaf glazed doors with margin
panes and overlight with segmental-headed panes and margin
glazing. Ground-floor windows with hoodmoulds are glazed to
match with moulded mullions and high moulded transoms.
Left-hand window is a French window. 3 similar first-floor
windows, the centre window slightly narrower. Large 4-light
central attic dormer, glazed with small-pane casements with
margin panes. Rear elevation has a tall, central stair sash, 9
over 12 panes and first-floor 16-pane sashes. Stable has roof
half-hipped at N end and a loft leading door.
INTERIOR: not inspected but may retain features of interest.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Reed states that the house was formerly
called Ivycliff and was once part of the glove factory
(Reed MA: Pilton, its Past and Present: Barnstaple: 1985-:
Listing NGR: SS5556734182
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