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OLD POST HOUSE

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.

Name: OLD POST HOUSE

List entry Number: 1104469

Location

TURNPIKEGATE, HIGHER CLOVELLY

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

County: Devon

District: Torridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Clovelly

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Jun-1989

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 91180

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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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National Grid Reference: SS 31024 23988

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