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HER Number:MDV23834
Name:Highfield, Lee, Ilfracombe


An altered 18th century house.


Grid Reference:SS 488 463
Map Sheet:SS44NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishIlfracombe
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishILFRACOMBE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS44NE/34
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Post Medieval to XXI - 1540 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1973, Ilfracombe, 17 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV325672.

Highfield, Lee. 18th century altered house 2 storey and attics, 2 sash dormers 3 1st floor sash windows with glazing bars. 6-panel door, restored, with hood on shaped brackets. Slate hung front, south, with lawned garden with 3 bee boles in low shillet wall. Formerly thatched roof. Interior: square baluster stair, 4-panel doors with moulded architraves.

Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 822 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

Historic England, 2016, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV359353.

Highfield including wall with three bee boles to front garden. House. Late C18, altered. Slate-hung rubble slate; synthetic slate roof. 2-unit plan with integral outshut to rear under catslide. 2 storeys and attic. Regular 3-window front. 2 sashed dormers; the other windows also with sashes with glazing bars. 6-panelled door with hood on shaped brackets. INTERIOR with some original features; later fire-surrounds. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: a shillet wall standing forward of the house contains 3 simple bee-boles.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325672List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1973. Ilfracombe. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 17.
SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital. No. 822.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #84320 ]
SDV359353National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2016. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV64043Related to: Bee Boles at Highfield, Lee, Ilfracombe (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 29 2016 2:56PM