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WOODCOURT

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: WOODCOURT

List entry Number: 1108257

Location

WOODCOURT

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

County: Devon

District: South Hams

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Harberton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Apr-1993

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 101295

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History

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Details

HARBERTON SX75NE 5/390 Woodcourt

GV II

House, formerly a farmhouse. Probably C16, remodelled in late C17 or early C18 and again in late c19. Rendered stone rubble. Welsh slate roof with hipped ends, rear pitch clad in asbestos slates. Raised eaves. Large rendered lateral stack at rear and another lateral stack at rear with rebuilt shaft. Also rebuilt stack at left end. Plan and development: 3 room and through passage plan, the lower end to the right and stairs inserted later into passage. Lateral stacks at rear of hall and lower end. Gable end stack at left end possibly only heated chamber of inner room. Later lean-to to outshut at rear and at lower end. Exterior: Two storeys. East front four window range. Late C19 or C29 4-pane sashes. Ground floor left of centre C20 bay window. First floor to right of centre late C19 or C20 2-light sash. To right of centre late C19 or early C20 porch. Lean-to on right hand lower end. Rear (west) has corrugated asbestos sheet lean-to roof to outshut and scantle slate roof canopy to left. Interior: Solid wall between hall and inner room. Hall fireplace blocked. Lower right hand room has fireplace with chamfered timber lintel with run-out stops. The roof over the former hall has one surviving truss, possibly smoke- blackened. It has straight principals and holes for threaded purlins. One blade of similar but clean truss at higher left end. The other trusses are later and have collars lapped and pegged to face of the principals. Note: It seems that at least the hall may have been open to the roof originally until it was floored, the eaves raised and reroofed possibly in the late C17 or C18. According to the deeds the property was sold in 1690 by John Trist of Hernaford (qv) to Francis Edmonds. The deeds are in the possession of the owner.

Listing NGR: SX7775655908

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National Grid Reference: SX 77756 55908

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