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HER Number:MDV39771
Name:Greenhill, Kingsteignton


A fine example of a Regency house, built circa 1820-30. The house formerly stood in its own grounds with a number of associated outbuildings but is now flanked by modern housing with a modern road to the south.


Grid Reference:SX 873 727
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKingsteignton
Ecclesiastical ParishKINGSTEIGNTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SE/311
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XIX - 1820 AD to 1830 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Green Hill marked on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map with a garden to the south. The house is depicted as extending further to the south-west with a greenhouse/conservatory in front and additional outbuildings to the rear. To the south-east is a C-shaped range of buildings with a pump. The site is surrounded by orchards with a footpath leading north-north-west from the house to St. Michael's Church.

Exeter Archaeology, 2006, Archaeological Assessment of Land Adjacent to Church Street, Kingsteignton, 4 (Report - Assessment). SDV351199.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Only the main part of the house survives together with a small outbuilding/garage. It is now flanked by modern housing with a modern road, Greenhill Way, to the south.

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

Greenhill, Greenhill Way. House. Circa 1820-30. Stuccoed with a slate roof, gabled at ends; end stacks and good ironwork on the front elevation. Double depth 4 room plan with a central passage with the stair to the rear, 2 heated principal rooms to the front and rear service rooms to left and right of the stair. 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-bay front with very deep eaves with paired eaves brackets forming a canopy to the good 7-bay wrought iron first floor balcony and verandah, the standards decorated with scrolls, the balcony and verandah front with panels of lattice ironwork, the outer bays with panels of spiders web design. Banded rustication to the ground floor. Central front door with 6 fielded panels and a rectangular fanlight. 2 ground floor 4-pane sashes are replacements in original embrasures; 12-pane sashes to left and right on the first floor; central 2- leaf glazed door to the balcony with a high transom, small panes and margin glazing. First floor bell on right gable end. The rear elevation is slightly set back at the left end, the central rear stair window is a round-headed sash with margin glazing above a rear gabled porch. Interior : not fully inspected. The central passage has a plaster ceiling rose and stair with stick balusters. Other features of interest said to survive. A very complete and fine example of a Regency house with notable ironwork, somewhat marooned in new housing development. Date listed: 28th April 1987.

Department of Environment, 28/04/1987, Kingsteignton, 93 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV289967.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV289967List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 28/04/1987. Kingsteignton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Bound. 93.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV351199Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2006. Archaeological Assessment of Land Adjacent to Church Street, Kingsteignton. Exeter Archaeology. 06.85. A4 Stapled + Digital. 4.

Associated Monuments

MDV39772Related to: Garden walls at Greenhill, Kingsteignton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 17 2013 12:22PM