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LOWER WILLOWRAY

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: LOWER WILLOWRAY

List entry Number: 1146793

Location

LOWER WILLOWRAY

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

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Moretonhampstead

National Park: DARTMOOR

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Feb-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 85024

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

MORETONHAMPSTEAD SX 78 SE 5/89 Lower Willowray - GV II

House, formerly farmhouse. C17 or earlier. Probably C19 extension at higher end. Granite rubble walls. Thatch roof, hipped to left end, gabled to right, raised above first floor windows. Brick axial stack. Plan probably originally 3-room-and-through-passage, hall stack backing onto passage and removed when in C18/C19 passage and lower end rebuilt as cider house. Gable end fireplace to inner room with a newel staircase to the rear of it. Probably C19 extension to higher end. 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window front, 2 windows to first floor, of 2- and 3- light mid C20 metal frame casements all with diamond leaded panes except for ground floor right of centre which is in a shallow projection and has no glazing bars. Straight joint to right marks the beginning of the extensions. Door to left of centre is C20 plank with timber lintel. To left of centre left window the wall projects in a curve and continues along that line to the left end for the cider house which has wide double doorway to the left and inserted 3-light C20 window to its right. Interior contains some features of interest. Hall has heavy cambered longitudinal beam chamfered with run-out stops and similar half beam at front and rear. Solid wall between hall and inner room which has heavy cross beams chamfered with step stops. Fireplace has chamfered wooden lintel with blocked oven opening in right- hand side. Stone newel staircase at rear of inner room. Roof inaccessible but curved foot of one truss seen likely to be jointed cruck. Lower end survives as cider house with crushing mechanism intact.

Listing NGR: SX7791783043

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National Grid Reference: SX 77917 83043

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