EAST HOLME EAST HOLME COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1107040
Date first listed:
26-Aug-1965
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Nov-1995
Statutory Address:
EAST HOLME
Statutory Address:
EAST HOLME COTTAGE

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EAST HOLME COTTAGE
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Location

Statutory Address:
EAST HOLME
Statutory Address:
EAST HOLME COTTAGE

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

County:
Devon
District:
Mid Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Newton St. Cyres
National Grid Reference:
SX 87643 97577

Details

NEWTON ST CYRES WEST TOWN SX 89 NE 5/50 East Holme and East Holme Cottage - (formerly listed as East Holme Farm 26.8.65 House) - II* Former farmhouse with east end now a separate cottage. Probably C15 with C16, C17 and later improvements. Plastered cob on rubble plinth; brick, cob and volcanic trap stacks. Thatched roof. Long building based on 3-room and through passage plan with later extensions to rear (south). Now 2 storeys throughout. North front to farmyard has large projecting lateral stack of dressed volcanic stone to hall. Secondary lateral stack to left and gable-end stacks. C19 main door now to inner room on right. 6 C19 and C20 casements to each floor but irregular in spacing and size. Door to cottage on extreme left. Complex multi-period structure. Good original roof on side-pegged jointed-crucks; 2 bays over hall and 2 bays over services with chamfered arch-bracing on simple, false corbels and single windbraces. Framed, closed trusses over post-and-panel screens at each end of hall and traces of buried hall-passage screen are visible. Both roofs are smoke-blackened from separate open hearth fires. Large, inserted, C16 stone fireplace with oak lintel and moulded surround and late C16 -early C17 stopped beams in hall. Identical chamfered beams across large inner room/parlour (which now includes C19 entrance-hall). Gable fireplace, a C20 rebuild, incorporates ovolo-moulded oak lintel. Roof to chamber secondary. C16 - C17 gabled stair-turret projects to rear of parlour (present entrance-hall) containing C19 stick-baluster stair. The service end now mostly East Holme Cottage, was extended first in C16, and remains of a contemporary closed truss are visible in roofspace. This end was rebuilt in the or with a new end roof and brick kitchen-stack on gable. Many early features still hidden.

Listing NGR: SX8764397577

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
96402
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: 29 Mar 2006
Reference: IOE01/15159/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Lorna Freeman. Source Historic England Archive
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