Higher Chaddlehanger And Attached Gate-Piers

1 Nov 2004
Higher Chaddlehanger And Attached Gate-Piers, Lamerton, West Devon, Devon
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

LAMERTON SX 47 NE 3/24 Higher Chaddlehanger and attached - gate-piers


Farmhouse. Mid-late C16, extended later C17 to right with C19 and C20 alterations including C20 re-roofing. Rubble, rendered and whitewashed, slate roof with gable stack to left, rear lateral stack to hall and ridge stack to right, concrete tiled rear wing.

3 room and through passage plan with rear lateral hall stack, stair tower to rear of hall, inner room and chamber above heated by gable end stack to left; ridge stack suggests extension to lower end to right. 2-storey porch to front of passage. Dairy to rear of inner room probably of later addition, unheated, with probably early C18 stable addition to rear right.

2 storeys and 4 windows, to left, gable has C19 2-light casement of 4 panes each light at first floor, wrought iron finial to gable set back from main range with C19 bay at ground floor with pitched roof and 6-light window; to right a 3-light 8-pane casement at ground floor lighting hall and small 3-light casement under eaves; 2- storey gabled porch with battered walls has 2-centred arched opening in chamfered granite surround with C20 gate across, inner plank and ledged door in wooden ovolo- moulded frame, door with glass panel and strap hinges, small 2-light casement above, with hollow-chamfered mullion and 3 pane each light; to right ground and first floor 2-light casement, half-glazed door and C20 single light to end. Right return has attached single storey rubble turnip shed with slate and corrugated iron roof, 2-pane light to front, double doors and upper pitching eye in gable end. Left return has rear wing stepped out from line of main range, single storey lean-to with slate roof and 2-light casement at first floor. Rear has lean-to additions along ground floor, to left with 2-light casement at first floor level, wall stepped back to end by ridge stack, central range has door with raised fillets and glazed panel in chamfered frame in glazed porch, 2-light casement under eaves; lean-to attached to rear of lateral stack has door and C20 light, stair tower has pitched roof and 4-pane C19 light; rear wing projecting beyond stair tower has single unglazed opening at ground floor and small 4-pane light under eaves to inner side, slightly lower roof level on barn to end of wing, double doors with timber lintel. Attached to rear left, pair of granite gate-piers, rough-cut with ball finials, about 1 metre high.

Interior in passage, brick partition to hall, solid wall to right; fireplace to rear of hall has granite chamfered jamb to left, greenstone to right, timber lintel and cloam oven recess, smoke chamber to left, roughly hewn beams, chamfered doorframe with C18 2-panelled door to rear stair, open well with turned balusters; dairy to rear left with stone floor, solid wall to inner room. At first floor over porch and passage, roof probably early C18 with principal rafters, halved and lapped collars, roof over lower end not inspected, clean walls, roof over hall also with halved and lapped collars, side-pegged trusses. Plank and ledged door with strap hinges to room over porch.

Listing NGR: SX4653678048


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1707 IOE Records taken by David J Rippon; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr David J. Rippon. Source: Historic England Archive

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Photographer: Rippon, David J.

Rights Holder: Rippon, David J.


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