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Heddon Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Parracombe, Devon

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Latitude: 51.1894 / 51°11'21"N

Longitude: -3.9009 / 3°54'3"W

OS Eastings: 267253

OS Northings: 145067

OS Grid: SS672450

Mapcode National: GBR KY.59LC

Mapcode Global: VH4MG.BCLL

Entry Name: Heddon Hall

Listing Date: 25 February 1965

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106781

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97098

Location: Parracombe, North Devon, Devon, EX31

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Parracombe

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Parracombe Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 64 NE
3/120 Heddon Hall
Former Rectory, now private house. Circa 1820-30. Stuccoed stone rubble. Hipped
slate roof with deep sprocketed eaves. Lions heads to moulded cast iron gutters. 2
large brick ridge stack with 3 pots each.
Main range has 3 principal rooms in line to garden (south) front with principal
entrance to left (west side) to axial passage and stairhall to centre rear opposite
the central bow-fronted principal room. 2 service wings, that to left gable-ended,
that to right hipped, project at right angles from rear of main range forming 3
sided rear courtyard. Slightly recessed single storey ballroom with tall lateral
rear stack extends from right (east) side of main range.
2 storeys with cellars. Garden front symmetrical with central 2-storey 2-window
bow. 16 paned sashes above 8 over 12 paned sashes flanking bow with 12 paned sashes
on each floor. Flight of 12 stone steps to front terrace. Single storey ballroom
set back slightly to right, 3 bays wide, the centre breaks forward with a panel in
the raised blocking course, simple cornice and end pilasters; 3 tall French windows
with glazing bars. Entrance front has symmetrical 3 window range of 12 paned sashes
above taller 12 paned sashes flanking central semi-circular arched doorway with
rusticated surround, 8 panelled door with decorative fanlight, and short flight of 4
steps. Service range to left has 2 12-paned sashes above C20 door to left of
similar sash. All fenestration of hornless sashes appears to be original. Quoin
plasters to garden and entrance front.
Interior: C19 interior fittings including 6 panelled doors, doorcases and marble
chimneypieces with reeded architraves with corner blocks containing roundels, and
moulded plaster cornices to principal rooms intact throughout. Staircase has
wreathed handrail and stick balusters and is lit by round-arched rear stair window.
Ballroom has large marble chimneypiece to rear wall with swag and urn decoration.

Listing NGR: SS6725345067

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