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HIGHER QUARRY

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: HIGHER QUARRY

List entry Number: 1152246

Location

HIGHER QUARRY

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

County: Devon

District: West Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Whitchurch

National Park: DARTMOOR

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Jan-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 94094

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History

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Details

WHITCHURCH MOORTOWN SX 47 SE

7/184 Higher Quarry - II

Farmhouse, now house. Early C17, probably re-oriented mid-late C17, with addition of 2-storey porch and outshuts left and right; C20 alterations. Granite rubble, rendered except for porch, granite dressings, tiled roof with weathered gable end stacks. 2-room and through passage plan with stair tower to original rear left (now front right). In the later C17 the house was probably re-oriented, turned back to front, with a 2-storey porch to the front of the passage, (formerly rear) a kitchen outshut to front right and 2-storey dairy outshut to front left, both additions originally unheated, dairy with small projecting porch to end left. 2 storeys, roof to front extended over additions left and right, central 2-storey porch has hipped roof and 4-centred arched chamfered and run-out stopped granite doorway with C20 door, C20 2-light casement under eaves. To right, a 3-light chamfered granite casement, to left a similar 2-light and single light casement, all C20 glazing, dairy porch has C20 glazed door and small single hollow-chamfered granite light to side with iron stanchion. Left gable end has dairy with pitched roof and 2-light chamfered granite casement at ground and first floor, projecting beyond gable end of main range and with similar single granite light to rear. The main range has external stack, 2-light chamfered granite casement at first floor to left and continuous slate string extended around dairy. Right gable end has C20 single-storey porch to left with door, similar 2-light granite casement at first floor left above kitchen outshut with C19 flue. Gable end external stack to main range and 2-light granite casement at first floor right with mullion cut away, slate string below window level. Rear has 3 windows, 12-pane sashes in exposed boxes at first floor, ground floor has replacement 16-pane sash left and right of rear passage door in granite, with 4-centred arch, chamfered, with C20 door. Interior Much altered, in stair tower a granite newel stair around a wooden post; hall/kitchen to right, with solid wall dividing this room from passage, partition wall to lower end room to left.

Listing NGR: SX5217973864

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National Grid Reference: SX5217973864

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