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Ryes, Diptford

Description: Ryes

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 August 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 101156

OS Grid Reference: SX7286756718
OS Grid Coordinates: 272867, 56718
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3966, -3.7900

Location: Holsome Lane, Diptford, Devon TQ9 7LX

Locality: Diptford
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ9 7LX

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Listing Text

4/244 Ryes (formerly listed as
Ryes Cottage)

8.8.78 II

Small house. Probably mid C18. Rendered stone rubble. Thatched roof with
gabled ends, right hand end abuts adjoining cottage which is not included.
Gable end stacks; the right hand stack has a squat rendered shaft with
slate weathering; the left hand stack has thinner shaft with chimney pot
made from 4 slates on edge and joined by mortice and tenon type of joints.
Plan: Probably originally a 2-room plan house each room heated by a gable
end stack later subdivided into a pair of 1-room plan cottages and in C20
reunited into one house.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window range. Circa late C19 2-light
first floor casements with glazing bars. Ground floor 2 C20 large
casements to left and a C20 plank door to right of centre.
Interior: the right hand room has only thin slightly chamfered wavy
ceiling joists without a main beam. The ceiling over the left hand room
has a replaced cross-beam. Both rooms have altered fireplaces.
Roof: the circa C18 roof has collars lapped and pegged to the face of the
straight principal rafters which have halved and pegged apexes.

Listing NGR: SX7286756718

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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