Cider House And Adjoining Cart Shed Immediately North Of Lower Blakemore

1 Aug 2002
Cider House And Adjoining Cart Shed Immediately North Of Lower Blakemore, Harberton, South Hams, Devon, TQ9 6DN
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

HARBERTON SX76SE 1/395 BLAKEMORE Cider house and adjoining cart shed immediately N of Lower Blakemore


Cider house with loft above and adjoining cart shed. Dated 1779. Slate tablet on east front inscribed "ESH 1779". Stone rubble. Grouted slated hipped roof with early crested ridge tiles.

Plan: Rectangular plan. The loft above has access via external stairs to a doorway on the left end. There is a fireplace on the rear wall of the loft.

On the right hand north end an open front 4-bay cart shed.

Exterior: 2 storeys. East front; ground floor plank door off centre with a cambered brick arch. Blocked right hand doorway. Cart entrance to left with C20 garage door. Two 3-light first floor casements. External stone stairs to loft door in left hand (south) end. Projecting lateral stack at rear (west), truncated, and with wide loft doorway to right.

Including implement or cart shed on north end; circa C19 stone rubble, slate roof with gabled ends. 4-bay open front timber arcade plate supported on 3 square-section timber posts on stone bases. C19 scissor-braced bolted to roof trusses to implement shed.

Interior of cider house. Apple-loft at south end supported on massive square- section beam. Diagonal beam across north east corner and fireplace on west wall with segmental brick arch. Loft walls are plastered. Nailed roof trusses intact.

Originally contained a cider press which is said to have been taken to Kingsbridge Museum.

Listing NGR: SX7677860097


This is part of the Series: IOE\Keniston_Robert W IOE Records for Keniston, Robert W; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


Copyright IoE Mr Robert W Keniston. Source Historic England Archive

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Photographer: Keniston, Robert W

Rights Holder: Keniston, Robert W


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