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Castle Hill House Including Garden Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Torrington, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9508 / 50°57'2"N

Longitude: -4.1439 / 4°8'37"W

OS Eastings: 249506

OS Northings: 119005

OS Grid: SS495190

Mapcode National: GBR KM.NG15

Mapcode Global: FRA 266L.HG5

Entry Name: Castle Hill House Including Garden Wall

Listing Date: 19 March 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104744

English Heritage Legacy ID: 90519

Location: Great Torrington, Torridge, Devon, EX38

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Great Torrington

Built-Up Area: Great Torrington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Great Torrington St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

1. SOUTH STREET
1735 (South Side)
Castle Hill House
including Garden Wall
SS 4919 1/75
SS 4918 4/75 19.5.51.

II GV

2.
Circa 1820 large house standing back in garden, but approached from South
Street. Hipped slate roof. 2 storey 4 sash windows, with glazing bars,
to garden front. Cornice. Parapet. Stone wall at south end of garden
abuts on public walk overlooking valley and is in the same style as the
Town Mills and probably mid C19. A projecting tower in the centre has
pointed door opening and sunk rectangular and circular panels above. Walls
on each side of this have sunk cruciform panels. Castellated parapets.
Behind the wall is a vaulted outhouse and a flight of steps to garden level.
The design of the walls was probably inspired by the proximity of the Castle
site. It is an attractive feature giving interest to the public walk and
to views of the town from this side.

All the listed buildings in South Street form a group.


Listing NGR: SS4950619005

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