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Pill House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Barnstaple, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0659 / 51°3'57"N

Longitude: -4.0523 / 4°3'8"W

OS Eastings: 256293

OS Northings: 131617

OS Grid: SS562316

Mapcode National: GBR KR.F18G

Mapcode Global: FRA 26D9.H44

Entry Name: Pill House

Listing Date: 19 January 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385256

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485718

Location: Barnstaple, North Devon, Devon, EX32

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Barnstaple

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Newport

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


BARNSTAPLE

SS53SE PILL LANE, Rumsam
684-1/1/394 (South side)
19/01/51 Pill House

II*

Large house, divided into flats. c1700, perhaps with an
earlier core. Plastered stone rubble; slate roof with lead
rolls, hipped at ends; stacks with old brick shafts.
Main range has asymmetrically-placed entrance suggesting
possible earlier core, rear right wing may have been service
wing containing kitchen.
2 storeys and attic. Deep eaves with eaves board; platband at
first floor level. Slightly asymmetrical but regular 7-window
front with main entrance to left of centre with pilastered
doorcase with fluted pilasters and 6-panel door with fielded
panels. Semicircular porch hood on carved, scrolled brackets.
12-pane sash windows without horns to the front, except the 2
ground-floor windows to right of the entrance which are 6 over
9 panes. 4 probably c1700 attic windows with pedimented gables
and slate-hung sides; glazed with 2-light casements, 8 panes
per light. The right return has a slate-roofed single-storey
lean-to across the front.
INTERIOR: partially inspected. Main range has stick baluster
stair of c1830 and the stair hall retains some moulded plaster
cornice. Features of interest may survive elsewhere.

Listing NGR: SS5629331617

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

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