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CHICKS

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: CHICKS

List entry Number: 1308907

Location

CHICKS, GREENHILL

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

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Trusham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 03-Jul-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 84692

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Details

TRUSHAM GREENHILL, Trusham SX 88 SE

3/251 Chicks -

GV II*

Farmhouse and forge, now house. Probably late C15. Painted render over stone rubble and cob walls. Wheat reed, thatched roof with gable right and hipped end swept lower to left over forge. Axial granite ashlar stack with weatherings and rendered external, lateral stack with tall rendered brick shaft. 3-room and cross passage plan plus forge. 2 storeys with upper floor mostly in roof space. South east front with 5 windows to ground floor. Wide entrance to forge left, lateral stack between windows 1 and 2 and doorway between windows 2 and 3. Old planked door and thatched open porch supported on 2 reused beams as posts. All C20 2-light timber casement windows under timber lintels, except C19, 2-light timber casement 8 panes each to right of entrance. One dormered first floor window over and slightly left of window 4. Ground slopes down slightly to left. Rear has 6 windows of different sizes and 2 small windows tucked under eaves. Several exposed rafter ends and exposed jointed cruck post to rebuilt forge wall. Ground level much lower to rear and therefore no door. Interior has 5-bay, smoke blackened from end to end and therefore probably divided by low partitions. Jointed cruck, oak roof structure with morticed, cambered collars apex yokes and threaded purlins. One cruck post in forge missing. Floors with chamfered and stopped cross beams and some chamfered and stopped joists survive to upper end jettied over chamfered and stopped muntin and plank oak screen with shouldered flat headed doorway between hall and unheated room beyond. Hall fireplace probably inserted mid C16 backs onto passage and has monolith granite jambs, large oven to one side and chamfered and stopped oak lintel. Hearth back is granite ashlar and has stone plinth and cornice on passage side. Further hearth to front wall of lower room with chamfered and stopped oak lintel. Flooring at this end mostly replaced. Stairs mostly C20 but oak handrail and newel post survives at far upper end.

Listing NGR: SX8545182215

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National Grid Reference: SX 85451 82215

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