Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1105614

Date first listed: 07-Sep-1987

Statutory Address: LOWER CHICHACOTT


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Statutory Address: LOWER CHICHACOTT

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

County: Devon

District: West Devon (District Authority)

Parish: Okehampton Hamlets

National Grid Reference: SX 60222 96523


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5/107 Lower Chichacott


House orignally farmhouse. Late C16 or early C17 with C19 and C20 alterations. Stone rubble walls with some cob below the eaves on the barn. Gable ended asbestos roof to house, hipped corrugated iron roof to barn with some thatch underneath. Plastered stone rubble projecting stack at right gable end with stone dripcourses and tapering cap. Axial brick stack and brick stack to rear outshut. Plan: Longhouse derivative plan with barn/shippon at lower left end divided by solid wall from through passage which is also separated by a solid wall from the hall, inner room beyond the hall. The hall is heated by an axial fireplace unusually placed at its inner end. Projecting from the rear of the hall, at its higher end is a newel stair. Inner room heated by gable end fireplace. Rear outshut added to hall and shippon in C19, which was extended in C20 and eaves to house raised. 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3 window front with barn/shippon at lower left-hand end. C20 casements with glazing bars, 2-light to 1st floor, 3-light to ground floor. Circa late C19 conservatory in front of inner room to right. Barn at left-hand end has lower probably original roof-line and a leanto built in front of it which was extended in later C20 to form an open-fronted porch to the passage doorway which has a C19 panelled and part-glazed door. Rear elevation has semi-circular stair projection to left of centre and outshut to its right. Interior: The feet of straight principals resting on the wall-plate are visible on the 1st floor and the roof timbers probably date from the C19. The barn roof may-be contemporary or slightly earlier with rough straight principals which have lapped and pegged collars. The hall has a granite framed fireplace which has had a more recent infill. It has a monolithic granite jamb to the right and a rubble jamb to the left which may have been rebuilt when a cloam oven was inserted in that side. Chamfered cross beam with no stops visible. The wooden newel stairs have probably had their treads renewed. The inner room fireplace has stone jambs and a dressed granite back with a shallow shelf, its lintel has been replaced. This house forms part of an unspoilt hamlet of early farmhouses.

Listing NGR: SX6022296523


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Legacy System number: 94347

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