This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SX 89 NW CREDITON HAMLETS UTON
Farmhouse and forge, now one house. Probably C16, greatly altered in C19 and C20.
Plastered cob on rubble. Footings; stone and brick stacks; slate roof (formerly thatch). Much altered 3-room-and-through-passage plan with inner room to west (left of south front). Large lateral stack to rear of hall and gable-end stack at service end formerly served C19 forge added to that end. Gable ended main block of 2 storeys with lower extension (now 2 storeys) to right with half-hipped roof.
Overall 5-window front. Passage door right of centre and hall and inner room to left broken forward slightly. Main block windows are C19 and C20 wooden 2-light casements with glazing bars including an horizontal-sliding sash with 9 small panes per sash at left end. Forge extension has secondary door behind C20 glass-sided porch and a reset C17 oak 2-light window with chamfered mullion above. To rear (roadside) another C17 window, 3-lights with ovolo moulded mullions, is reset in former forge doorway. Interior was rearranged in C19 with stair blocking rear of through passage but part of oak plank-and-muntin screen is exposed on hall side of passage, and one volcanic ashlar jamb of large hall fireplace is exposed. Roof not inspected. Formerly known as Hope Cottage.
Listing NGR: SX8255698582
© Mr Terence Harper. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Harper, Terence
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