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North Devon (District Authority)
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SS 75960 19626


MESHAW MESHAW SS 71 NE 4/43 Rosedene - GV II House, partly divided to form a post office early C20, now all one house again. Early C18, C19 alteration, including refenestration and leanto at rear. Rubble and cob, rendered and colourwashed, wheat straw-thatched roof gabled ends, tall brick axial stack to right with offsets with corrugated iron. Plan: 2 rooms on ground floor with direct entry into hall to right, heated by the gable-end stack, unheated service room to left with early C20 door opening inserted to form direct access. C19 leanto at rear. Exterior: 2 storeys, almost symmetrical, 2 window range, C19 2-light casements with glazing bars, except C19 shop window of 12-panes to left of ground floor. 2 door openings to centre side by side, to left plank door, to right late C20 half- glazed door. Thatched eaves run down at rear over a lean-to, no window openings. Interior: hall with blocked gable-end fireplace with C20 gate. Lateral ceiling beam with run-out stops. Service room with early C20 post office fittings including counter with grille and telephone booth, quite an unusual survival. First floor featureless. Roof: with trusses with lapped pegged collars, probably early C18. Prominent roadside position at the road entrance to Meshaw.

Listing NGR: SS7596019626


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

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