GLEBE COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1309036
Date first listed:
20-Feb-1967
Date of most recent amendment:
25-Oct-1988
Statutory Address:
GLEBE COTTAGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
GLEBE COTTAGE

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

County:
Devon
District:
North Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Chulmleigh
National Grid Reference:
SS 68658 14110

Details

CHULMLEIGH CHULMLEIGH SS 6814-6914 7/34 Glebe Cottage 20.2.67 GV II Cottage. Late C17 or early C18 with subsequent C19 and C20 alterations. Painted rendered stone rubble and cob. Half-hipped thatch roof. Brick stack set back from the ridge towards right end. Plan: The cottage backs onto the street. T-shaped on plan. 2 heated rooms to right of through-passage, with former dairy to left and former stables now converted to form part of dwelling beyond the dairy at left end; the base of the T-shape is formed by a small service wing at right angles to the central heated room. Development. Complex development partly obscured by later alterations. The early core appears to consist of the 2 heated rooms, which share the principal stack; the right-hand room fireplace, however appears to be a later insertion across the rear angle of the room, and the front wall at this end has also been rebuilt in the C20. There is a lobby entrance onto the stable, although it is not clear whether this is a later modification. The right-hand room may have originally been an unheated service room to the larger kitchen/hall, later being converted to a parlour when the cottage was extended at the left end. The hall/kitchen contains a C19 newel staircase in the rear left-hand corner. The front service wing appears to be a C18 addition, unheated until C20. Solid wall and change in roof structure at the left end of the hall/kitchen indicates the through-passage and former dairy are an addition, probably also late C18, while in the early C19 the cottage was again extended to the left by the addition of a lofted stable block, converted in late C20 to form part of the dwelling. Exterior: 2 storeys. 6 window range in all. C20 diamond lead glazing pattern through but some of the casements to the front wing and to the right-hand side of the main range retain their C19 timber casements. Gabled brick porch with plank door to lobby entry. Lean-to porch to left side of front wing gives access to through- passage. Plank door to right side of front wing. Interior: much altered in C19 and C20. Room at right end has single cross ceiling beam, unchamfered. Cambered brick arch to fireplace. Former hall/kitchen has rounded back to fireplace which has bread oven and re-used timber fireplace lintel. Recess in cob wall with bench seat next to fireplace. Creamery niche in end wall. 2 unchamfered cross ceiling beams. Roof: has rough C18/C19 trusses with pegged straight principals and waney rafters and purlins resting on backs. No sign of smoke-blackening.

Listing NGR: SS6866314112

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
97212
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.

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Date: 09 Nov 2006
Reference: IOE01/15699/18
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Norman Hopkins. Source Historic England Archive
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