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Plovers Barrows

A Grade II Listed Building in Witheridge, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9173 / 50°55'2"N

Longitude: -3.7039 / 3°42'14"W

OS Eastings: 280321

OS Northings: 114480

OS Grid: SS803144

Mapcode National: GBR L6.QKGZ

Mapcode Global: FRA 364P.6T7

Entry Name: Plovers Barrows

Listing Date: 20 February 1967

Last Amended: 14 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107285

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97519

Location: Witheridge, North Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Witheridge

Built-Up Area: Witheridge

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Witheridge with Creacombe

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

WITHERIDGE WEST STREET (north side)
SS 81 SW Witheridge
9/109 No.18 (Plovers Barrows)
(previously listed as Paradise
20.2.67 Cottage)
GV II
Cottage. Circa late C15 or early C16, floored later C16, C19 internal re-
arrangement and external refenestration, further C20 work.
Plan and development: the cottage is the hall and lower room of through-passage and
3-room house, the lower room was always floored over, this flooring over continued
aver the passage and jettied out into the hall, hall floored over late C16.
Exterior: 2 storeys, asymmetrical 3 windows, 2-light C19 casements with glazing bars
to the first floor, 2 larger 2-light C19 casements on the ground floor. Central
door opening, half-glazed door, C20 ledge hood. Further small opening with a barred
iron frame, inserted late C20 to right of the door opening.
Interior: with plank and muntin screen to the higher side of the through-passage.
The ends of the internal jetty beams project into the hall. The hall with a
fireplace with a broad wooden bressumer, rear lateral stack. Lower room to left
with a fireplace with a narrow wooden bressumer.
Roof: a cruck truss is visible from the chamber over the hall which is ceiled and
there is a closed truss of both the higher and lower ends of the hall, so that the
roof space above is inaccessible. The inner room is now part of No.16
(Lynecroft)(qv.)


Listing NGR: SS8032114480

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