Church House Inn

4 Apr 2003
Church House Inn, Rattery, South Hams, Devon, TQ10 9LD
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


6/55 Church House Inn

9-2-61 GV II*

Public house, originally the church house. C16. Roughcast stone rubble.

Bitumenised scantle slate roof with gabled ends. Eight bay, long rectangular plan originally two storeys with stair turret on south west corner, two lateral stacks on north side and gable end stacks. Blocked central doorway on north side. Later outshut on north side. Two storeys. Long approximately three window range. C19 and C20 two and three-light casements with glazing bars.

Two lateral chimney stacks to right and left on north front, left hand projecting and with set-offs. Large later outshut on right of north side with mounting block on front. Central north doorway is now blocked. To left of south front on south west corner a rectangular projecting stair turret. Interior: Seven axial beams, and one half beam in west end, all with step stops, unstopped beam at each end. Inserted screen at east end forming small room with chamfered head beam. It is a plank and chamfered muntin screen, the centre section is missing and some of the planks have been taken out. Lateral fireplace rear east end of north wall with chamfered timber lintel. Fireplace at west gable end with massive stone lintel. Newel stairs with slate treads in stair turret on south west corner, with doorframe at bottom with cranked head and with ovolo and hollow moulding. Fireplaces on first floor probably blocked. Including end trusses against the gable ends there are nine trusses with cranked feet visible in first floor rooms. In the roof space they are clearly not smoke- blackened and have morticed apices and morticed far cranked collars, some collars missing, all side-pegged. No ridge piece, and three tiers of threaded purlins intact, but rafters missing.

Listing NGR: SX7400861543


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1290 IOE Records taken by Keith Mackenzie; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Keith Mackenzie. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Mackenzie, Keith

Rights Holder: Mackenzie, Keith


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