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No 5 Including Garden Railings to South-West

A Grade II Listed Building in Chagford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.674 / 50°40'26"N

Longitude: -3.8396 / 3°50'22"W

OS Eastings: 270109

OS Northings: 87648

OS Grid: SX701876

Mapcode National: GBR QB.YWZF

Mapcode Global: FRA 27V9.7Z4

Entry Name: No 5 Including Garden Railings to South-West

Listing Date: 16 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106155

English Heritage Legacy ID: 94689

Location: Chagford, West Devon, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Chagford

Built-Up Area: Chagford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Chagford St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


6/160 No 5 including garden railings to
- south-west


House. Late C16 - early C17. Plastered granite stone rubble; granite stack with
plastered brick chimney shaft; slate roof (formerly thatch).
Plan: 2-room plan cottage facing south-west. It is parallel to but set back from
the street. It is a conversion of part of a 3-room-and-through-passage plan hall
house. The inner room, at the left end, is now the entrance lobby. The hall, now
the sitting room contains the C20 staircase, and has an axial stack backing onto the
site of the former passage, now a small room. The service end crosswing has been
divided off and is now Orchard Cottage (q.v). 2 storeys.
Exterior: irregular 3-window front includes one C19 casement with glazing bars, the
rest replaced with PVC casements circa 1980. Present front door near the left end
contains a C20 door and contemporary shingle-roofed porch. Roof is gable-ended.
Interior. The basic fabric, as far as can be seen, is late C16 - early C17. The
partition between the hall and entrance lobby (former inner room) is an oak plank-
and-muntin screeen; the muntins chamfered with straight cut stops. Hall has a
soffit-chamfered and straight cut stopped axial beam. The fireplace is blocked by a
C20 grate. Roof of clean uncollared true cruck trusses.
The front garden is enclosed by a late C19 granite rubble wall with ashlar coping
surmounted by cast iron spear railings. A granite ashlar corner post has a pyramid

Listing NGR: SX7010987648

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