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Lower Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Meeth, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.855 / 50°51'18"N

Longitude: -4.0646 / 4°3'52"W

OS Eastings: 254772

OS Northings: 108199

OS Grid: SS547081

Mapcode National: GBR KQ.VJ3M

Mapcode Global: FRA 26CV.497

Entry Name: Lower Court

Listing Date: 29 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105224

English Heritage Legacy ID: 93304

Location: Meeth, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Meeth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Meeth St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

MEETH MEETH
SS 50 NW
3/190 Lower Court
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GV II
House, originally farmhouse. C17, extended and remodelled in early - mid C19.
Rendered rubble walls to left-hand part, cob and rubble to right-hand part. Slate
roof, gabled to left end hipped to right. Brick axial stack and large projecting
rendered rubble front lateral stack with dripcourse at top and brick shaft.
Plan: the house is apparently of 2 builds - the right-hand part C17, the left-hand
part early - mid C19 with a solid wall between the 2 and noticeably different wall
thicknesses. It is possible, however, that the left-hand part is a rebuild of an
earlier fabric. The C17 end consists of 2 rooms, the larger left-hand one heated by a
front lateral stack. The C19 part is a symmetrical 2-room range with central
stairhall. Originally both rooms were heated and evidently functioned as the
principal rooms whilst the older part was relegated to kitchen and service purposes.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmtrical 5-window front in 2 distinct parts. The left-hand
section has a symmetrical 3-window front of C19 horned 16-pane sashes with a central
early - mid C19 6-panel door. To the right of this facade is the projecting lateral
stack of the C17 range which has a C19 2-light casement and C20 1-light casement on
the first floor and a C20 2-light casement below. Adjoining the stack is a leanto C20
porch with glazed door. Attached to the right-hand end of the house is a 1-storey C19
range which curves around to the front of the house and has 2 doors and 2 windows.
Interior: of old part of house has large open fireplace with chamfered wooden lintel
and oven in right-hand side. The C19 section has 6-panel doors and open string
staircase with stick balusters and column newel post.


Listing NGR: SS5477208199

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