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Stable Block Approximately 5 Metres North East of Castle Hill House Including 2 Pairs of Gatepiers Flanking Its Western End

A Grade II* Listed Building in Filleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.04 / 51°2'23"N

Longitude: -3.8955 / 3°53'43"W

OS Eastings: 267207

OS Northings: 128444

OS Grid: SS672284

Mapcode National: GBR KY.GQZP

Mapcode Global: FRA 26QC.J6J

Entry Name: Stable Block Approximately 5 Metres North East of Castle Hill House Including 2 Pairs of Gatepiers Flanking Its Western End

Listing Date: 13 May 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107538

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98948

Location: Filleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX32

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Filleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Filleigh St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

FILLEIGH CASTLE HILL
SS 62 NE
5/33 Stable block approximately
- 5 metres north-east of Castle Hill
House including 2 pairs of
gatepiers flanking its western end
GV
II*

Stable block, the main range converted to estate offices, with 2 pairs of flanking
gatepiers. 1843 by Edward Blore with C20 alterations. Ashlar joint-lined rendered
stone rubble with ashlar dressings. Hipped slate roof. Gatepiers of rusticated
ashlar.
Overall T-shape on plan. Symmetrical main range with central cupola, with wing
attached to right end at right angles incorporating carriageway arch and terminating
in square, domed pavilion to front end. Built in same Palladian style as house.
2 storeys. Main range 4:2:4 bays. Symmetrical. Modillion cornice. Low parapet
with ornametal stone balls at intervals. Rusticated blind arcade of 3 bays to
either side of rusticated 2 bay pedimented centrepiece which breaks forward
slightly. Square central tower with balustraded parapet reducing to an-octagonal
cupola surmounted by pineapple finial. 4 over 6 paned sashes to 2 central bays
above pedimented tripartite window. Flanking bays each have series of blind semi-
circular headed arches rising the full height of the facade, 3 of the left-hand bays
and one to right pierced with 4 over 8 paned sashes above 16 paned sashes with
moulded architraves.
Gatepiers flanking left end to front and rear have moulded caps surmounted by dogs.
At the right end, the range at right angles breaks forward incorporating tall semi-
circular headed rusticated round arch carriageways on each side terminating at the
front end in a square 2-storey pavilion with domed roof and ball finial, modillion
cornice and plat-band. On its south side are 2 roundels containing busts above 16-
paned sashes with moulded architraves. The outer (east) face of this range is
similarly treated with roundels containing busts over 16-paned sashes flanking the
carriageway arch, then continuing 5 bays to the right with roundels above sashes in
plain reveals.


Listing NGR: SS6720728444

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