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West Devon (District Authority)
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SX 45121 77028


LAMERTON LAMERTON SX 47 NE 3/58 Ye Olde Priest's House - GV II

Church house, now called priest's house. C13 origin, rebuilt late C16 reusing earlier materials, restoration of 1934 dated on front. Mixed slatestone random rubble with granite and greenstone dressings and quoins, slate roof with raised coped verges and gable stack to left. Single-room plan with central entrance, heated by left-hand gable end fireplace, now divided by brick partition to right of entrance. Entrance to upper room at higher ground level to rear. 2 storeys, with upper room at ground level with the churchyard of Church of St Peter (qv) to north; central tall 4-centred arched door opening, chamfered, with rebuilt lower jamb to right, C20 door with studs and strap hinges, narrow single light to left with rough-cut surround, square single light to right, 2 raking dormers, all with C20 leaded lights. Right return has small rectangular opening with timber lintel to lower right, shuttered, in gable end a 2-light stone mullioned window with 3-centred arched heads, hollow-chamfered with hood-mould, iron lattice and similar glazing. Rear has raking dormer over door to upper room with large irregular stone jambs, C20 studded door, stack encroached by adjoining building to right. Interior ground floor originally one room, now with brick partition to right, fireplace has flat stone lintel, chamfered corbel to right with pyramid stops, straight stone jamb, left side not visible, blocked by C20 partition, C20 flooring and roof to upper level. (Sources: Copeland, G.W.: Devonshire Church-houses in Trans. Dev. Assoc. vol. XCII 1960).

Listing NGR: SX4512177028


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'Transactions of the Devonshire Association' in Transactions of the Devonshire Association, , Vol. 92, (1960)


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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