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Furzeleigh Mill Country House Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashburton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.4893 / 50°29'21"N

Longitude: -3.7701 / 3°46'12"W

OS Eastings: 274528

OS Northings: 66998

OS Grid: SX745669

Mapcode National: GBR QG.XP5M

Mapcode Global: FRA 27ZR.R25

Entry Name: Furzeleigh Mill Country House Hotel

Listing Date: 10 May 1973

Last Amended: 1 September 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200967

English Heritage Legacy ID: 375998

Location: Ashburton, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ11

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Ashburton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ashburton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


849-1/3/16 (East side)
10/05/73 Furzeleigh Mill Country House Hotel
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
Furzeleigh Millhouse (Guesthouse))


Shown on OS map as Furzeleigh Mill.
Former mill and mill-house, now hotel. Late C16 or C17, much
altered in C19 and C20. Solid rendered walls (stone rubble
right gable wall). Half-hipped slated roof. Rendered chimney
on left gable wall and on centre of ridge. Mill-house to left;
apparently a symmetrical 2-room plan with centre
through-passage. Mill building to right. Adjoining this on the
right is a lower domestic range, probably converted
outbuildings. Mill and mill-house 3 storeys; 4 windows wide.
Range to right has 2 storeys; 6 windows wide. Mill and
mill-house have mid C20 wood mullioned-and-transomed windows.
Lean-to projection across front of ground storey. Mill said
formerly to have had a mill-wheel and leat at rear. Range to
right has late C20 wood and metal-framed windows.
Interior: much altered, but ground floor of former mill has
heavy chamfered lengthways beam with straight-cut stops,
including 2 big stops part-way along, evidently related to a
former object below. Chamfered post further along. Marks of
former machinery on beam, and also on heavy first floor
ceiling beams. Owner says more detail hidden under
floorboards. Old list description mentions 'roof trusses with
pegged lapped collars'. Large fireplace said to be concealed
in ground floor right-hand room of mill-house.

Listing NGR: SX7452866998

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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