SHELLEY HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1106015
Date first listed:
04-Mar-1988
Statutory Address:
SHELLEY HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
SHELLEY HOUSE

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

County:
Devon
District:
West Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
South Tawton
National Park:
DARTMOOR
National Grid Reference:
SX 65342 93525

Details

SX 6493 - 6593 SOUTH TAWTON SOUTH ZEAL

8/248 Shelley House

GV II

House. Mid C17, modernised in 1986. Plastered cob on stone rubble footings; stone rubble stack with granite chimneyshaft; thatch roof, corrugated asbestos to rear. Plan: 2-room plan house facing south. Axial stack serving back-to-back fireplaces between the rooms and front lobby entrance onto the side of the stack. 2 storeys with C20 service outshots to rear. Exterior: irregular 3-window front of late C19 - early C20 horned 4-pane sashes. Central doorway contains a C20 part-glazed door. Roof is hipped to left and to right it runs continuously with that of the adjoining house, Shelley Cottage (q.v). Interior: both fireplaces are blocked but each room has an unstopped ovolo-moulded crossbeam. Roof of A-frame trusses with pegged lap-jointed collars with shaped halvings. According to the owners this was a tailors workshop in the C19. South Zeal is special being one of the few medieval boroughs where a significant number of its C16 and C17 houses still survive.

Listing NGR: SX6534293525

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
95050
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 18 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/04608/09
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ken Vincent. Source Historic England Archive
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