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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1106015



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

County: Devon

District: West Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: South Tawton

National Park: DARTMOOR

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Mar-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 95050

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8/248 Shelley House


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

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National Grid Reference: SX 65342 93525


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