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Latitude: 50.9082 / 50°54'29"N
Longitude: -3.7464 / 3°44'47"W
OS Eastings: 277309
OS Northings: 113529
OS Grid: SS773135
Mapcode National: GBR L5.R0QG
Mapcode Global: FRA 361P.VPD
Entry Name: Oak Ash and Thorn Including a Raised Pavement in Front
Listing Date: 14 October 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1107329
English Heritage Legacy ID: 97414
Location: East Worlington, North Devon, Devon, EX17
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: East Worlington
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: East Worlington
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 71 SE
8/9 Oak Ash and Thorn including a
- raised pavement in front
House, may have been divided into 2 cottages and reunited again. Early C17.
Coursed local rubble with upper sections of walls in cob; half-hipped straw-thatched
roof, large rubble lateral stack at the front, C20 brick shaft.
Plan: 3-room-and-through-passage plan, lower end to left with appears to have been
unheated; central hall with the lateral stack on front, inner room also appears
unheated, C19 outshut added to right end, no additions at the rear. In the C19 the
house appears to have been divided into 2 cottages, that to the left occupying the
passage and lower room and extended by an addition at the lower end; the right-hand
cottage occupied the hall and inner room with its entrance into the inner room and a
small leanto outbuilding added at the right end. Later reunited to one house.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical, 3:2 windows, C19 2- and 3-light casements, wood
lintels, horizontal glazing bars, except to left of first floor a C18 3-light
casement, central light with iron casement and square-paned leaded lights; C19 2-
light casement in the outshut. Principal door opening to the through-pasage to left
of centre, old plank door with covering strips, heavy wooden frame. C20 door
inserted to the inner room to right. Broad doorway with paired plank doors to the
outshut. Rear elevation with C19 casements. Raised pavement to frontage pitched
stone causeway with larger stones forming a curb, rubble retaining wall.
Interior with hall fireplace with a wooden bressumer, and a bread oven remains of a
former screen flanking higher side of through-passage, with 4-centred arched head to
a doorway now partially blocked.
Roof: C18 roof.
An attractive traditional Devon house in an important roadside position
Listing NGR: SS7730913529
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