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Leytown

A Grade II Listed Building in Chulmleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9323 / 50°55'56"N

Longitude: -3.877 / 3°52'37"W

OS Eastings: 268194

OS Northings: 116437

OS Grid: SS681164

Mapcode National: GBR KZ.PHNS

Mapcode Global: FRA 26RN.5C2

Entry Name: Leytown

Listing Date: 25 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106736

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97196

Location: Chulmleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX18

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Chulmleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Chulmleigh St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

CHULMLEIGH
SS 61 NE
3/18 Leytown
- II
Tenement farmhouse. Probably early C18 extended at rear in early C20. Painted
roughcast rendered stone rubble and cob. Thatch roof, gable end to right, half-
hipped at left end. Rendered stacks at each end, that to left is C20, that to right
has bread oven projection.
Plan: 2-room plan, with direct entry into larger right-hand room, with staircase,
formerly running from back to front but reversed in C20, immediately to left of
entrance. Left-hand room formerly unheated and divided into 2 rooms, probably
cellar/pantry. Early C20 gable-ended 2-storey rear kitchen wing creating overall T-
shaped plan.
Exterior: 2 storeys. 3-window range. Upper storey retains early C19 3-light
casements with rectangular leaded panes. Ground floor has C20 2-light to left and 3-
light to right of C20 leanto porch and doorway.
Interior: undergoing alteration at time of survey. (July 1986). Right-hand room has
unchamfered fireplace lintel and bread oven. Chamber over has roughly chamfered
scroll-stopped fireplace lintel. Roughly pegged A-frame trusses with pegged lapped
collars.


Listing NGR: SS6819416437

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