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13 and 15, Bridge Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Hatherleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8208 / 50°49'14"N

Longitude: -4.0722 / 4°4'20"W

OS Eastings: 254131

OS Northings: 104403

OS Grid: SS541044

Mapcode National: GBR KQ.XN5N

Mapcode Global: FRA 26CX.MD1

Entry Name: 13 and 15, Bridge Street

Listing Date: 29 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105281

English Heritage Legacy ID: 93134

Location: Hatherleigh, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

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

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Listing Text

HATHERLEIGH BRIDGE STREET (east side),
SS 5404
Hatherleigh
11/26 Nos. 13 and 15
-
GV II

Pair of cottages originally one house. Early-mid C17 but possibly with earlier
origins, altered probably in C19. Rendered cob and rubble walls. Thatch roof
gabled to left hipped to right. Axial brick stack and one at left-hand end.
Plan has been considerably altered and now consists of 1 heated room with small rear
wing to No. 13 to left and 2 rooms to No. 15, the right-hand room heated by an axial
stack. It seems evident that originally it was one house, which, if it followed
the characteristic plan of Hatherleigh houses would have had a central wide
passageway between 2 rooms. This could have been converted to a room when the
building was subdivided and incorporated into No.15.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window front of circa mid C20 3-light
casements, later C20 on ground floor to left. No. 13 has C20 part-glazed door to
left of centre and No. 15 has C19 4-panelled door to right of centre.
Interior of No.15 has chamfered unstopped cross beam. No. 13 has chamfered and
ogee stopped cross beam. Fireplace with slightly cambered ovolo moulded wooden
lintel resting on curved corbels. Its first floor room has an ornamental plaster
overmantle above a C19 chimneypiece. This is probably aontemporarywith the fireplace
below - circa mid C17 - and has a central shield on a strapwork design with an
angel's head at the top. A simple moulded cornice runs round the walls of this room
and the feet of straight principals which extend slightly down the walls. The rear
wing has straight principals with trenched purlins and halved collar.
The plain exterior of this building conceals the existence of some surprisingly high
quality interior features.


Listing NGR: SS5413304398

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