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Latitude: 50.8947 / 50°53'40"N
Longitude: -3.2991 / 3°17'56"W
OS Eastings: 308728
OS Northings: 111380
OS Grid: ST087113
Mapcode National: GBR LS.RS0Z
Mapcode Global: FRA 36ZQ.VZS
Entry Name: Hillhead
Listing Date: 15 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1106481
English Heritage Legacy ID: 95804
Location: Uffculme, Mid Devon, Devon, EX15
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Uffculme
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Uffculme St Mary Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
ST 01 SE UFFCULME ASHILL
Detached house. Probably late C16 or early C17. Plastered cob on stone footings
with the left-end wall rebuilt in concrete blocks. Gable end slate and asbestos
slate roof. Originally a 3 or 4-room cross-(possibly through-) passage plan house,
with the service end to the right of former passage which no longer survives. Axial
stack, mostly of stone, heats hall, and probably backed on to passage. Internal end
stack with brick shaft to service end. Inner room unheated. 2 storeys.
Exterior. Front: 4-window range; first floor with C18 or early C19 2 and 3-light
pegged casement windows, lintels at eaves level. Three 3-light casement windows to
ground floor. French windows possibly mark site of original passage.
Rear with leanto; small 2-light window with chamfered mullion and surround to newel
stairs set immediately to rear of axial (hall) stack.
Interior: service end now divided by partitions, with 2 chamfered cross ceiling
beams with hollow step stops. Stopped cross beam to hall. Unchamfered beam between
hall and inner room with mortices for muntins, indicates that there was a partition
between the two rooms, now removed.
Roof: 1 jointed cruck from the original roof survives, pegged and morticed at apex,
with diagonal ridge piece. Some C18 pegged principals.
Listing NGR: ST0872811380
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