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Hillhead

A Grade II Listed Building in Uffculme, Devon

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106481

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95804

Location: Uffculme, Mid Devon, Devon, EX15

County: Devon

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

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Listing Text

ST 01 SE UFFCULME ASHILL
4/149 Hillhead
-
- II
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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