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Cider House and Adjoining Cart Shed Immediately North of Lower Blakemore, Harberton

Description: Cider House and Adjoining Cart Shed Immediately North of Lower Blakemore

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 101300

OS Grid Reference: SX7677860097
OS Grid Coordinates: 276778, 60097
Latitude/Longitude: 50.4278, -3.7361

Location: Harberton, Devon TQ9 6DN

Locality: Harberton
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ9 6DN

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Listing Text

HARBERTON
SX76SE
1/395 BLAKEMORE
Cider house and
adjoining cart shed
immediately N of Lower
Blakemore

GV II

Cider house with loft above and adjoining cart shed. Dated 1779. Slate
tablet on east front inscribed "ESH 1779". Stone rubble. Grouted slated
hipped roof with early crested ridge tiles.
Plan: Rectangular plan. The loft above has access via external stairs to a
doorway on the left end. There is a fireplace on the rear wall of the loft.
On the right hand north end an open front 4-bay cart shed.
Exterior: 2 storeys. East front; ground floor plank door off centre with a
cambered brick arch. Blocked right hand doorway. Cart entrance to left with
C20 garage door. Two 3-light first floor casements. External stone stairs
to loft door in left hand (south) end. Projecting lateral stack at rear
(west), truncated, and with wide loft doorway to right.
Including implement or cart shed on north end; circa C19 stone rubble, slate
roof with gabled ends. 4-bay open front timber arcade plate supported on 3
square-section timber posts on stone bases. C19 scissor-braced bolted to roof
trusses to implement shed.
Interior of cider house. Apple-loft at south end supported on massive square-
section beam. Diagonal beam across north east corner and fireplace on west
wall with segmental brick arch. Loft walls are plastered. Nailed roof
trusses intact.
Originally contained a cider press which is said to have been taken to
Kingsbridge Museum.


Listing NGR: SX7677860097

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Source: English Heritage

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