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Latitude: 50.9685 / 50°58'6"N
Longitude: -3.9958 / 3°59'44"W
OS Eastings: 259959
OS Northings: 120683
OS Grid: SS599206
Mapcode National: GBR KT.M9JY
Mapcode Global: FRA 26JK.149
Entry Name: Wardens Hill
Listing Date: 16 February 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1105060
English Heritage Legacy ID: 91723
Location: High Bickington, Torridge, Devon, EX37
Civil Parish: High Bickington
Built-Up Area: High Bickington
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: High Bickington
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
HIGH BICKINGTON NORTH ROAD, High Bickington
SS 59 20
14/108 Wardens Hill
Cottage. Probably early to mid C18 with probably late C19/early C20 alterations and
additions. Rendered cob with gable-ended Welsh-slate roof (formerly thatched).
Rendered stone stack.
Plan: Two-room plan sited at right angles to the road (facing south-east). Larger
principal room (hall) to left with external end stack and smaller room to right with
truncated integral end stack (room probably formerly unheated). Entrance lobby and
staircase between the rooms. Probably late C19 or early C20 continuous lean-to
outshut at rear. Two storeys with one-storey outshut.
Exterior: Nearly symmetrical front. Two-window front; C19 small-paned 2-light wooden
casements, that on the ground floor to left with segmental head. Doorway slightly
off-centre to right has C19 slate-roofed gabled porch with shaped wooden barge
boards. Ground-floor segmental-headed 2-light wooden casement in left-hand gable
Interior: Left-hand ground-floor room has plain joists spanning front to back, and
large open fireplace with stone jambs, chamfered wooden lintel with ogee stops and
bread oven with C19 cast iron door. Right hand ground-floor room has plain plaster
ceiling and blocked fireplace. Stud walls flanking entrance lobby and staircase.
First-floor rooms and roof-space not inspected.
Listing NGR: SS5995920683
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