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Southcott House

A Grade II Listed Building in Westleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0271 / 51°1'37"N

Longitude: -4.1845 / 4°11'4"W

OS Eastings: 246904

OS Northings: 127573

OS Grid: SS469275

Mapcode National: GBR KK.HPR1

Mapcode Global: FRA 263D.KMQ

Entry Name: Southcott House

Listing Date: 29 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107575

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98834

Location: Westleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Westleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Westleigh

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

WESTLEIGH SOUTHCOTT
53 42 NE
3/110 Southcott House
GV II
House. C17, extended c.1860. Rendered stone rubble and cob. Gable-ended slate
roofs, with higher ridge level to C19 range. Front lateral hall stack has pair of
diagonally set stone rubble shafts heightened in brick. Brick stack at left end of
C19 range. Stone rubble stack to gable end of rear service wing.
Probably originally 3-room through-passage plan with rear 2 storey service wing,
the lower end later demolished, and partition introduced across through-passage to
form lobby entry. 3 bay C19 wing added at right end.
C17 core has 3 window range, including gabled 2 storey porch which has 6 paned
sashes above central pier dividing recessed doorway to left with fine ovolo moulded
surround with elaborately moulded bar-ogee-scroll stopped durns and 2 panelled
door, and 4 paned sash to right. Two 12-paned sashes to right over a 4-paned sash
to left of two 12-paned sashes. 3 window range to C19 wing, all 12-paned horned
sashes with horizontal sliding timber louvred shutters. Slated gabled roof to
porch at left end. C19 fenestration to rear service wing.
Interior: 2 panelled doors to the majority of rooms to both storeys. Winder
staircase to rear of hall. Inner room has late C17 or early C18 moulded
plasterwork ceiling divided into 2 fields by moulded central beam, formerly with
central roundels to each field, one of the roundels not surviving , and part of the
cornice removed in the rear right-hand corner when access was made into the C19
range. Roof space not inspected.


Listing NGR: SS4690427573

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