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Glebe Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Yarnscombe, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9918 / 50°59'30"N

Longitude: -4.048 / 4°2'52"W

OS Eastings: 256367

OS Northings: 123372

OS Grid: SS563233

Mapcode National: GBR KR.KVQ5

Mapcode Global: FRA 26DH.BT0

Entry Name: Glebe Cottage

Listing Date: 16 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104959

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91883

Location: Yarnscombe, Torridge, Devon, EX31

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Yarnscombe

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Yarnscombe St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

YARNSCOMBE
SS 52 SE
13/266 Glebe Cottage
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GV II

Small house. Probably C18. Cob on stone rubble footings, the cob rendered.
Thatched roof with a plain ridge, gabled at ends, end stacks.
Plan: Single depth main range, 2 rooms wide with an approximately central entrance
into the right hand room and an enclosed stair between the 2 rooms with access from
the right hand room, which was probably the parlour; kitchen to the left. Rear left
outshut, now used as the kitchen in probably secondary, perhaps originally a dairy.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Almost symmetrical 3-bay front with a C19 gabled porch in the
centre. 3 first floor 2-light C20 casements with square leaded panes. 2 similar
ground floor left and right casements with brick segmental arches to the windows. To
the left of the porch, lighting the stair, a small 1-light window with a brick
lintel.
Interior: Both fireplaces have splayed jambs, bread ovens and rough-chamfered
lintels. The axial beams in both rooms are probably replacements, closely-spaced
joists, now exposed, were probably originally plastered-over.
Roof: Not inspected but said to be pegged A frames with additional later support.
An attractive traditional house sited on the lane down to Ley Marden, the former
rectory. Group value with adjacent barn.


Listing NGR: SS5636723372

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