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Latitude: 50.822 / 50°49'19"N
Longitude: -4.0718 / 4°4'18"W
OS Eastings: 254167
OS Northings: 104545
OS Grid: SS541045
Mapcode National: GBR KQ.XGBP
Mapcode Global: FRA 26CX.MJY
Entry Name: The Old Court Room
Listing Date: 29 February 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1105252
English Heritage Legacy ID: 93168
Location: Hatherleigh, West Devon, Devon, EX20
District: West Devon
Civil Parish: Hatherleigh
Built-Up Area: Hatherleigh
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Hatherleigh St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
HATHERLEIGH MARKET STREET, (north side),
11/60 No. 37 (The Old Court Room)
House. Probably C17 origins but much remodelled in early C19. Plastered walls.
Gable ended slate roof.
Plan: probably only part of the original house which must formerly have extended at
either or both ends. It now comprises a large room with through passage to its
right. C19 or C20 rear additions.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window front of early C19 16-pane sashes.
Contemporary reeded doorcase at right-hand end with dentilled cornice and panelled
reveals. Fielded 6-panel door.
Interior: the ground and first floors appear featureless although some may be
concealed. Surviving in the loft is an early C19 segmental plaster ceiling with
simple cornice moulding.
In the early moulding. was used as a meeting hall, established in 1821 as "the
Public Subscription rooms" and in 1853 became used as the court of Petty Sessions
with some cells being built on at the rear.
Source: A Oddie (present owner).
Listing NGR: SS5416604547
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