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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.


List entry Number: 1251042



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

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Stockleigh Pomeroy

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Nov-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 433611

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Pair of cottages including Post Office and adjoining range to rear, originally possibly 2 houses or 1 house with service wing. Late C15 or early C16 remodelled C16-C17 and C20. Rendered and painted cob walls, dry slate roof with gable ends, brick chimny over left-hand gable and tall brick shaft over external lateral breast to front wall right of middle. Probably originally 2 houses at right-angles, each with 3-room through- or cross-passage plans. Main range probably truncated to right. 2 storeys. Irregular 6-window north-west front. Five 12-pane 2-light casements to first floor. Ground floor has C20 3-light casement to left; doorway with C20 top-glazed door and C20 open gabled hood on wooden brackets; C20 3-light casement to right of chimney breast and top glazed 4-pane door to right. Wing has north-east front with 3 windows to ground floor alternating with wide doorways with old planked doors. Windows are probably C17 oak, with chamfered mullions and some surviving diagonally set bars. No glazing. Doorway to first floor over left window. Roof is monopitch. C20 corrugated iron sloping down to rear. Interior of main range has smoke-blackened jointed cruck oak roof structure with morticed, cambered collars seen in roof space of right. Lower end (left) only partly inspected but morticed apex of truss visible not smoke-blackened. Hall has lateral fireplace with dressed volcanic stone jambs and oak lintel all with ovolo- moulding; probably inserted late C16. Wide chamfered and stopped cross beams to middle room and axial beam to far left room at lower end, probably also late C16. Cross beam at slightly lower level to far right with wide chamfer and stepped and scrolled tongue stop is probably earlier. Interior of wing has cross beam with wide chamfer and similar stop in lower room. Other end of beam is forked as grown. Fireplace to this room at gable end has similar stops to lintel and oven with arched doorway. Large curved recess to right of fireplace may be stair position. Second room has axial beam and original joists. Upper room not inspected. C20 roof structure.

Listing NGR: SS8795403655

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National Grid Reference: SS 87954 03655


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