Higher Saunders

Date:
6 Jul 2002
Location:
Higher Saunders, Cheriton Fitzpaine, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17 4JN
Reference:
IOE01/07867/07
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

CHERITON FITZPAINE CHERITON FITZPAINE SS 80 NE 7/31 Higher Saunders - GV II

House, former farmhouse. Early C17, remodelled and extended in late C17-early C18.

Plastered cob on rubble footings; rubble or cob stacks topped with C20 brick; thatched roof. L-shaped building. 2-room plan to main block facing south away from the road and with a single room rear block behind left (west) end. End stacks to main block and gable end stack to rear block. 2 storeys. Irregular 3-window front of mid C20 casements, some timber and some iron-framed, with low thatch eyebrows over first floor windows. C20 door left of centre with C20 hipped thatch-roofed porch on plain posts. Stacks projecting from end walls, that to left is disused and without a chimney shaft.

Interior: Rear and right front rooms have chamfered and step-stopped beams, both very worn. Left front room has C20 replacement beam. Left front has late C17-early C18 stone fireplace with curving pentan and plain chamfered lintel and right front has contemporary fireplace, its oak lintel has chamfer with runout stops and it includes a side oven with late C19 cast iron door. Roof of A-frame trusses with pegged lap- jointed collars.

Listing NGR: SS8717706243

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1114 IOE Records taken by Jenny Johns; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Jenny Johns. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Johns, Jenny

Rights Holder: Johns, Jenny

Keywords

Cob, Plaster, Rubble, Thatch, Tudor Farmhouse, Elizabethan Domestic, Stuart Agricultural Dwelling, Jacobean Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Monument (By Form)