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BERRY HOUSE

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.

Name: BERRY HOUSE

List entry Number: 1106915

Location

BERRY HOUSE

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

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Clayhanger

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Dec-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 96717

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST 02 NW CLAYHANGER

3/72 Berry House -

GV II

Farmhouse. A thorough early C19 remodelling of a late C16/early C17 house. Whitewashed rendered stone; slate roof, hipped at left end, gabled at right end; end stacks to centre block, end stacks to left and right blocks, end stack to right hand rear wing. Plan: U plan main block with rear left and right wings, probably originally with a narrow rear centre service courtyard, since filled in. 1 room plan blocks with lower rooflines adjoin the main range to left and right; the right hand block is circa late C16/early C17 origin. In 1805 the house was partially destroyed by a thatch fire, (letter in possession of owner). Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-bay centre block with l-bay blocks to left and right, rusticated quoins to centre and left hand blocks. Central porch with rusticated pilasters, moulded cornice and a glazed roof, semi-circular fanlight with spoke glazing bars to inner doorway; fenestration of 16-pane sashes to the main and left hand block. Cellar below left hand and main block has a C17 stone mullioned. window at the left; the right hand block is bowed on the right return. Interior: Centre block not inspected but said to have contemporary early C19 features including a plaster ceiling rose and local marble chimneypiece. The ground floor room of the right hand block has a deeply-chamfered stopped cross beam and a half beam; open fireplace with stone jambs, plain lintel and C19 bread oven. The vaulted cellars incorporate re-used moulded and chamfered beams.

Listing NGR: ST0119625070

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National Grid Reference: ST 01196 25070

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