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EAST HOLME EAST HOLME COTTAGE

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: EAST HOLME EAST HOLME COTTAGE

List entry Number: 1107040

Location

EAST HOLME
EAST HOLME COTTAGE

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

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Newton St. Cyres

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 26-Aug-1965

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Nov-1995

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 96402

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List entry Description

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: SX 87643 97577

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