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Latitude: 50.7918 / 50°47'30"N
Longitude: -3.7739 / 3°46'26"W
OS Eastings: 275063
OS Northings: 100632
OS Grid: SS750006
Mapcode National: GBR L3.ZKRB
Mapcode Global: FRA 27Z0.3JQ
Entry Name: Stone Gateway and Cob Garden Walls to South-East of Whelmstone Barton
Listing Date: 26 August 1965
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1106995
English Heritage Legacy ID: 96603
Location: Colebrooke, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Colebrooke
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Colebrooke
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 70 SE
3/184 Stone gateway and cob garden-
to south-east of
Gateway and garden walls. Gateway is early C17, cob walls variously C17, C18 and
C19. Gateway of volcanic ashlar with some of coping replaced by C20 concrete.
Walls of plastered or exposed cob on rubble footings, most with pantile copings
From the front south-east of Whelmstone Barton (q.v.) cob walls enclose an
irregularly-shaped front garden, sometimes using walls of standing agricultural
buildings, sometimes left from demolished agricultural buildings. The south-east
side includes remains of a 3-seater C19 privy. The south-west side includes an
unusually grand early C17 stone gateway built in the same style and at the same
style as the porch of the main house. It comprises a large round-headed arch with
ogee-moulded surround and moulded hood. Above the arch is a niche with 3-centred
arch head, a projecting soffit-moulded sill and a hoodmould. The gabled top has
soffit-moulded coping and there is a ball finial at the apex. The arch is flanked
by buttresses. Arch now contains wrought iron gates of circa 1950.
Listing NGR: SS7506300632
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