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Garden Structures Including Terraces, Balustrades, Urns and Statues to Front Garden to Castle Hill House

A Grade II Listed Building in Filleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.039 / 51°2'20"N

Longitude: -3.8977 / 3°53'51"W

OS Eastings: 267047

OS Northings: 128345

OS Grid: SS670283

Mapcode National: GBR KY.GY46

Mapcode Global: FRA 26QC.PB6

Entry Name: Garden Structures Including Terraces, Balustrades, Urns and Statues to Front Garden to Castle Hill House

Listing Date: 20 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161431

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98947

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
5/32 Garden structures including
- terraces, balustrades, urns and
20.2.67 statues to front garden to Castle
Hill House
II
GV

Garden structures including terraces, balustrades, urns and statues. Principally
C18, conforming largely to part of Matthew, 2nd Lord Fortescue's landscape design,
with some C19 and C20 alterations. Principal terrace stretching entire length of
facade and projecting forward in conformity with the central range. Balustrade,
mainly recast in concrete with urns to principal uprights and 2 lions couchant cast
in lead on ashlar plinths to centre. Free-standing urn to centre of terrace with
sculptured drum depicting classical scene and inscription on plinth "This vase was
given by Peter Lord King to Hugh Earl Fortescue MDCCCXXXI".
Symmetrical disposition of statuary furniture to grass terrace in front sloping down
to raised parapetted terrace. 2 pairs of female Egyptian sphinxes to centre, the
upper pair flanked by figure statues, the lower pair by 3 large stone urns on each
side angled outwards towards the terminating walls of the walkway which are also
flanked by similar urns. The front retaining parapet wall, of stone rubble and
brick above, rendered with sunken panels, breaks forward at each end and to the
centre, with urns at the angles of each break, all cast in lead except to the front
of the central break, which are of stone. Baluster sundial to central break.


Listing NGR: SS6704728345

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