LOWER COURT

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1105224

Date first listed: 29-Feb-1988

Statutory Address: LOWER COURT

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: LOWER COURT

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

County: Devon

District: West Devon (District Authority)

Parish: Meeth

National Grid Reference: SS 54772 08199

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History

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Details

MEETH MEETH SS 50 NW 3/190 Lower Court - GV II House, originally farmhouse. C17, extended and remodelled in early - mid C19. Rendered rubble walls to left-hand part, cob and rubble to right-hand part. Slate roof, gabled to left end hipped to right. Brick axial stack and large projecting rendered rubble front lateral stack with dripcourse at top and brick shaft. Plan: the house is apparently of 2 builds - the right-hand part C17, the left-hand part early - mid C19 with a solid wall between the 2 and noticeably different wall thicknesses. It is possible, however, that the left-hand part is a rebuild of an earlier fabric. The C17 end consists of 2 rooms, the larger left-hand one heated by a front lateral stack. The C19 part is a symmetrical 2-room range with central stairhall. Originally both rooms were heated and evidently functioned as the principal rooms whilst the older part was relegated to kitchen and service purposes. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmtrical 5-window front in 2 distinct parts. The left-hand section has a symmetrical 3-window front of C19 horned 16-pane sashes with a central early - mid C19 6-panel door. To the right of this facade is the projecting lateral stack of the C17 range which has a C19 2-light casement and C20 1-light casement on the first floor and a C20 2-light casement below. Adjoining the stack is a leanto C20 porch with glazed door. Attached to the right-hand end of the house is a 1-storey C19 range which curves around to the front of the house and has 2 doors and 2 windows. Interior: of old part of house has large open fireplace with chamfered wooden lintel and oven in right-hand side. The C19 section has 6-panel doors and open string staircase with stick balusters and column newel post.

Listing NGR: SS5477208199

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 93304

Legacy System: LBS

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