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THE ARK

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: THE ARK

List entry Number: 1251209

Location

THE ARK

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

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Thelbridge

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: 433867

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

THELBRIDGE NO MAN'S LAND SS 81 SW 3/267 - The Ark - II

House, originally 2 cottages. Late C17, modernised and partly rebuilt circa 1970. Plastered cob on rubble footings, rebuilt partly with concrete blockwork; rubble stacks with plastered C20 brick chimney shafts; thatched roof. U-shaped building comprising parallel 2-room plan main blocks set only circa 2m apart on a north- west/south-east axis and joined at south-east end, away from the road. Axial stack serving south-east front room on right former cottage and outer lateral stack serving both rooms of left (south-western) cottage. 2 storeys. South-east front has 3- window front of circa 1970 casements, with glazing bars and contemporary door right of centre and porch gabled and slate-roofed. All windows on other sides are circa 1970 casements, most without glazing bars. Rear door to road side has circa 1970 porch with slate gable roof and weatherboarded side. Roofs have hipped ends. Interior Left side (south-western) cottage has well-preserved interior. Rear room (nearest road) is the service room with a C17 chamfered and runout stopped crossbeam, and front room has contemporary double-ovolo and runout stopped axial beam. Stack serves corner diagonal fireplaces in both rooms. Both are rubble with curving pentans and plain oak lintels. The service room includes a bread oven. Roof of A- frame trusses with pegged lap-jointed collars. Right (north-eastern) range required nearly complete rebuild circa 1970 and plain oak lintel on fireplace raised at that time.

Listing NGR: SS8374913990

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National Grid Reference: SS 83749 13990

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