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Latitude: 50.9439 / 50°56'38"N
Longitude: -4.0853 / 4°5'6"W
OS Eastings: 253600
OS Northings: 118122
OS Grid: SS536181
Mapcode National: GBR KP.NYQ9
Mapcode Global: FRA 26BM.289
Entry Name: Biskey How
Listing Date: 16 February 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1147806
English Heritage Legacy ID: 91828
Location: St. Giles in the Wood, Torridge, Devon, EX38
Civil Parish: St. Giles in the Wood
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: St Giles in the Wood St Giles
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
ST GILES KINGSCOTT
SS 51 NW IN THE WOOD
18/209 Biskey How
Cottage. Early - mid C19. Plastered stone rubble, parts maybe cob; stone rubble
stacks topped with C19 and C20 brick; thatch roof.
Plan: 3-room plan cottage facing south. Former kitchen at the left (west) end has a
projecting gable-end stack with a projecting oven housing. Entrance directly into
the central room, the former parlour/living room, which is heated by an axial stack
backing onto the right (east) end room. 2 storeys with C20 lean-to outshot on the
Exterior: Irregular 4-window front of various casements. The oldest is first floor
right of centre; it is probably original and contains rectangular panes of leaded
glass. The rest are C20, some with and some without glazing bars. Front doorway is
left of centre and contains a C20 part-glazed plank door. Roof is gable-ended to
left and half-hipped to right.
Interior: No carpentry is exposed on the ground floor and the fireplaces are blocked
by C19 grates. Roof not inspected.
Biskey How is one of an attractive group of listed buildings in the hamlet of
Listing NGR: SS5360018122
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