CHURCH GREEN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1253854
Date first listed:
28-Aug-1987
Statutory Address:
CHURCH GREEN, CHURCH GREEN

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH GREEN, CHURCH GREEN

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

County:
Devon
District:
Mid Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Bickleigh
National Grid Reference:
SS 94158 07097

Details

SS 90 NW BICKLEIGH CHURCH GREEN, Bickleigh 5/32 Church Green - GV II House, formerly 2 cottages. 2 builds, the right hand end C17, the left hand probably C18, C20 alterations. Colourwashed, plastered cob and stone ; wheat reed thatched roof with a plain ridge, gabled at right end, half-hipped at left end, rear wing hipped at end ; projecting right end stack with brick shaft, left end stack with brick shaft. Plan: L plan. The main range is single depth, 2 rooms wide, the left hand room with a considerably lower floor level, both rooms heated from the end stacks. A single- storey lean-to at right angles to the left hand end at the rear has been raised to a 2-storey wing in the late C20. Single-storey slate-roofed lean-to, triangular on plan, in the angle between the rear wing and the main range. The plan may derive from 2 singe cell adjoining cottages, the left hand later in date than the right end. C19 stair against front wall of right hand room, direct entry into right hand room. 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4 window front with a C20 thatched porch to right of centre with a C20 half-glazed front door. Eaves thatch eyebrowed over the first floor windows whch are particularly attractive 2-light casements each light with 1 vertical glazing bar and lapped glass. Ground floor window right is an C18 3-light casement with square leaded panes. Ground floor window left is a 4-light casement, 3 panes per light; ground floor window one from left is a 2-light C20 casement with square panes; small square window to the left of the porch. Interior Both fireplaces are in the outer rear corners of the 2 rooms and have been reconstructed in the C20. The right hand room has 1 cross and 1 axial beam with step stops, the left hand room has a plain chamfered cross beam. Roof trusses over the left hand end only inspected : pegged collar rafter, probably C18. A very unspoiled exterior and prominment site make this a particularly important house in Bickleigh, group value with Lilac Cottage (q.v.) and Boundys' (q.v.). The former village green is the garden of this house.

Listing NGR: SS9415807100

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
437159
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 03 Sep 2003
Reference: IOE01/11049/26
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Terence Harper. Source Historic England Archive
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