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Torridge (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SS 45505 20756


MONKLEIGH SS4520 17/138 Cartref and attached 20.2.58 smithy (formerly listed as Bell Inn Cottage and Shop premises immediately East of Bell Inn) GV. II Two dwellings, now house. C17, extended to rear and left in early C18; c. 1840 smithy attached to right. Colourwashed render over stone and cob. Thatch roof, gabled to left and hipped to right; C17 ridge stack finished in mid C19 brick; C17 left end external stack finished in mid C19 brick to left. C17 one-unit plan, extended by one unit to rear and one unit to left in early C18. 2 storeys; 3-window range. Two C20 porches, positioned left of centre and to right; C20 door to left, mid C19 plank door to right. Flat rendered arches over late C19 two-light casements. Late C19 outshut adjoins early C18 rear wing, which has C18 two-light casement with leaded lights. Interior: room to left has cyma-moulded bressummer over open fireplace and C19 quarter-turn stairs with winders. Room to right has C17 open fireplace with stop-chamfered bressummer. Principal rafters of A-frame trusses visible on first floor. Subsidiary features: former smithy of c. 1840 attached to right, of colourwashed stone with gabled slate roof; crested ridge tiles with iron ventilator; two brick ridge stacks. One storey. C20 sliding door set in double entry; late C19 six-light window to right. C19 plank double doors to cartshed on right. Mid C19 outbuilding to rear of brick with Welsh slate and corrugated iron roof. (Beaford Centre, Photographic Archive No. 04220, for Photograph of c. 1900).

Listing NGR: SS4550520756


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

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Date: 15 Nov 2003
Reference: IOE01/11249/20
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Barbara Hilton. Source Historic England Archive
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