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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1104213



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Devon

District: East Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Poltimore

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-May-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 88472

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5/159 The Old Smithy -


House. C17 with C19 additions and remodelling. 2-room C17 cottage with C19 rear block making a double-depth plan. Cob, stone plinth, roughcast, under gabled-end wheat reed thatched roof; the rear block under gabled-end slate roof. 2 storeys. Front: Symmetrical 3-window range; 3-light windows above under eyebrow eaves, each light round-headed, with polygonal leaded panes and original catches. (q.v. Cogswells opposite). Porch on shaped brackets. Early C19 planked door and frame. Ground floor windows, 3-lights, square headed, under Tudor-style hood moulds. Left-hand side elevation: C20 roundel at ground-floor. C19 oriel, 1:3:1 supported on shaped struts, roof slated; each light under round-headed arch; re-leaded in circa 1900, but retaining some early C19 coloured glass. 2 ground floor C20 windows to rear block. Rear elevation: 2 and 3-light metal- framed windows of circa 1920. Interior: 2 chamfered beams to right-hand room, with step-hollow stops. Upper rooms also with cross beams, stopped and chamfered. Roof : principals, morticed and pegged, with original thatch to front with C17 untarred string to bundles.

Listing NGR: SX9654596896

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National Grid Reference: SX 96545 96896


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