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Nos. 16 and 17, THE VILLAGE

A Grade II Listed Building in Buckland Monachorum, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4949 / 50°29'41"N

Longitude: -4.1303 / 4°7'49"W

OS Eastings: 248998

OS Northings: 68287

OS Grid: SX489682

Mapcode National: GBR NX.L0YK

Mapcode Global: FRA 277R.8QR

Entry Name: Nos. 16 and 17, THE VILLAGE

Listing Date: 21 March 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105463

English Heritage Legacy ID: 92664

Location: Buckland Monachorum, West Devon, Devon, PL20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Buckland Monachorum

Built-Up Area: Buckland Monachorum

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on: 10/11/2016


SX 46 NE,
3/62

BUCKLAND MONACHORUM,
The Village,
Nos. 16 (Reading Corner Cottage) and 17

(Formerly listed as: BUCKLAND MONACHORUM BUCKLAND MONACHORUM Nos. 16 and 17)

21.3.67

G.V.

II

Pair of Cottages, originally one house. C16, much altered in C20. Stone rubble
walls. Gable ended asbestos slate roof with 3 gables at front. 2 stone rubble
gable end stacks.
The original plan has been considerably altered by the conversion into 2 cottages
and is confused by the existence of an early internal doorway in the right-hand
gable end of No. 16, which suggests the house continued further that way. It may
originally have been 3 rooms with a through passage. Each cottage now has one
principal room heated by gable end stack.
2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window front mainly of C20 metal frame casements with
glazing bars; 2-lights except for ground floor left-hand window which is 3 lights.
The right-hand window on the ground floor is a C19 3-light wooden casement with H-L
hinges and timber lintel. The first floor windows are in gables created when the
house was virtually refronted in the circa mid C20. To the left are the 2 adjoining
C20 plank doors - the right-hand one for No. 16 the left for No. 17 - under a slate
pentice. At rear are similar gables, the central one is over a stair projection
which has a single granited framed light. At the left gable end of the building is
a similar window on the first floor with a roundheaded window below.
Interior of No. 16 has 3 substantial chamfered cross beams in the principal room.
Above the fireplace is a half beam, chamfered with bar and hollow step stops. The
fireplace has been rebuilt. To its right is a probably C16 chamfered wooden round-
arched doorway now blocked. In the entrance lobby is a re-used section of C17 plank
and muntin screen with beaded edges to muntin and head-beam. The curved feet of 2
substantial trusses are visible on the first floor embedded in the walls but roof
space inaccessible at time of survey.


Listing NGR: SX4899768288

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