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Perry Ash

A Grade II Listed Building in Brentor, Devon

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Latitude: 50.602 / 50°36'7"N

Longitude: -4.1514 / 4°9'4"W

OS Eastings: 247848

OS Northings: 80235

OS Grid: SX478802

Mapcode National: GBR NW.CFHK

Mapcode Global: FRA 276G.SLZ

Entry Name: Perry Ash

Listing Date: 7 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104834

English Heritage Legacy ID: 92283

Location: Brentor, West Devon, Devon, PL19

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Brentor

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text


7/37 Perry Ash

Farmhouse. C16 origins, C17 remodelling. C20 renovations. Whitewashed stone rubble
with C20 Delabole slate roof gabled at ends. Rendered chimneys at gabled ends of
main block. Original plan probably 2 or 3 rooms and through passage, with C16 stack
backing into passage. In 1647 (datestone) the inner room may have been added or
rebuilt with a projecting semi-circular stair turret (q.v. Woodmanswell Cottage).
The passage and lower end no longer exist although there is a small addition at the
lower end of the hall stack under a slightly lower roof. 2 storeys, 2-window
asymmetrical front with C20 front door and further entrance on front at left.
Irregular fenestration, 2 C20 2-light casements, one 1-light fixed window with
glazing bars.
Interior Massive granite fireplace with lintel carried on a corbel (q.v. Monkstone
and East Liddaton) on one side only. 1 cross beam to hall, slate floor. Inner room
has exposed ceiling beams and large fireplace with chamfered fireplace lintel C17
waney joists with chamfers room blocked but retains stone hollow-chamfered jambs and
lintel, jambs with pyramid stops. Roof timbers replaced late C20. Timber newel

Listing NGR: SX4784880235

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