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Flats 1-3, Peel House peel House

A Grade II Listed Building in Parracombe, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1874 / 51°11'14"N

Longitude: -3.9062 / 3°54'22"W

OS Eastings: 266877

OS Northings: 144861

OS Grid: SS668448

Mapcode National: GBR KY.5G83

Mapcode Global: VH4MG.7FS2

Entry Name: Flats 1-3, Peel House peel House

Listing Date: 9 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106786

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97112

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

PARRACOMBE PARRACOMBE
SS 64 SE
6/134 Flats 1-3, Peel House
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GV II
Former police house and station, now converted to three flats. Built 1895 for Devon
Constabulary. Unrendered snecked stone rubble with ashlar dressings. Slate roof
with coped gable ends with moulded kneelers, cornice and ridge tiles. 2 large brick
ridge stacks with oversailing brick courses to the cappings.
Symmetrical 2-room and central passage plan with single storey range of 1 room plan
extending to right and single storey L-shaped range to rear left side. Some internal
alterations when converted to flats in C20, but basic plan unaffected.
2 storeys with attic storey. Symmetrical 3-bay front, the central bay breaking
forward as gabled 2 storey porch, with gabled dormers breaking through the cornice to
each side. Original fenestration intact, all 3 light chamfered stone mullions, 10
panes per light. Ground floor windows have chambered relieving arches. Double
chamfered 2-centred arched porch doorway with hoodmould and plaque over inscribed
18 DEVON 95
CONSTABULARY
Single storey range to right has chamfered 2-centred arched doorway.
Peel House is imposingly situated, adjoining the churchyard and overlooking the
village of Parracombe. Included for group value.


Listing NGR: SS6687744861

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