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Berry House

A Grade II Listed Building in Clayhanger, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0165 / 51°0'59"N

Longitude: -3.4099 / 3°24'35"W

OS Eastings: 301196

OS Northings: 125070

OS Grid: ST011250

Mapcode National: GBR LM.J7XV

Mapcode Global: FRA 36RF.FC3

Entry Name: Berry House

Listing Date: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106915

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96717

Location: Clayhanger, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Clayhanger

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Clayhanger St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

ST 02 NW CLAYHANGER

3/72 Berry House
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GV II


Farmhouse. A thorough early C19 remodelling of a late C16/early C17 house.
Whitewashed rendered stone; slate roof, hipped at left end, gabled at right end; end
stacks to centre block, end stacks to left and right blocks, end stack to right hand
rear wing.
Plan: U plan main block with rear left and right wings, probably originally with a
narrow rear centre service courtyard, since filled in. 1 room plan blocks with lower
rooflines adjoin the main range to left and right; the right hand block is circa late
C16/early C17 origin. In 1805 the house was partially destroyed by a thatch fire,
(letter in possession of owner).
Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-bay centre block with l-bay blocks to left and
right, rusticated quoins to centre and left hand blocks. Central porch with
rusticated pilasters, moulded cornice and a glazed roof, semi-circular fanlight with
spoke glazing bars to inner doorway; fenestration of 16-pane sashes to the main and
left hand block. Cellar below left hand and main block has a C17 stone mullioned.
window at the left; the right hand block is bowed on the right return.
Interior: Centre block not inspected but said to have contemporary early C19 features
including a plaster ceiling rose and local marble chimneypiece. The ground floor
room of the right hand block has a deeply-chamfered stopped cross beam and a half
beam; open fireplace with stone jambs, plain lintel and C19 bread oven. The vaulted
cellars incorporate re-used moulded and chamfered beams.


Listing NGR: ST0119625070

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