OLD POST HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1104469

Date first listed: 19-Jun-1989

Statutory Address: TURNPIKEGATE, HIGHER CLOVELLY

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: TURNPIKEGATE, HIGHER CLOVELLY

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

County: Devon

District: Torridge (District Authority)

Parish: Clovelly

National Grid Reference: SS 31024 23988

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Details

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SS 31 24 5/110

CLOVELLY, TURNPIKEGATE, Old Post House

(Formerly listed as No 141, TURNPIKEGATE)

GV II

Cottage. Probably early C17, Part rebuilt in the C18, including reroofing, some C19 refenestration. Rubble, part rendered, whitewashed, straw-thatched roof to half-hipped ends; tall rendered front lateral stack rising from the eaves. Plan: single room depth, central through passageway with the rear doorway blocked, probably in the C19. To each side of this passage a room, to the left, the higher end, heated by a front lateral stack with an integral bread-oven. The room to the right of the passage unheated; this room later divided, probably C19 with a plank partition to form a modern kitchen at the right end. It is probable that the right half of house was rebuilt n the C18. Further small late C19 addition with lean-to roof at right end. Exterior: 2 storeys, asymmetrical fenestration, entrance-front with a 1 and 2-light C19 casements on ground floor with close-set glazing bars and small panes, on first floor under eaves a 2-light C18 iron casement with square-paned leaded lights to one side. Gable end facing onto roadside with a 2-light C19 casement on first floor. C20 casement on ground floor. Door opening directly to right of projecting bread oven, C19 plank door. Rear elevation with 2 C19 casement and a C20 casement. Interior: fireplace in left ground floor room blocked, C20 grate. Right ground floor room with a deep chamfered and unstopped axial ceiling beam. First floor divided into 3 small rooms. Roof: C18 with straight principals, hipped ends, ridge not seen.

Listing NGR: SS3102423988

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Legacy System number: 91180

Legacy System: LBS

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