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Boathouse or Icehouse About 260 Metres West North West of Oldstone

A Grade II Listed Building in Blackawton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3543 / 50°21'15"N

Longitude: -3.6679 / 3°40'4"W

OS Eastings: 281439

OS Northings: 51820

OS Grid: SX814518

Mapcode National: GBR QM.Z5BS

Mapcode Global: FRA 3863.8V6

Entry Name: Boathouse or Icehouse About 260 Metres West North West of Oldstone

Listing Date: 25 March 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108017

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99803

Location: Blackawton, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Blackawton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Blackawton St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

BLACKAWTON
SX85SW
Boathouse or Icehouse
2/12 about 260 metres west
north west of Oldstone

II

Boathouse or icehouse. Probably late C18. Stone rubble. Single cell
cruciform - like on plan set into a bank overlooking fish ponds in
Quarryhead Wood. The front wall is slate rubble with a large round arch
opening, the head of the outer arch has collapsed.
Interior: Barrel-vaulted roof, of the back the vaulted recess is narrower
farming a cruciform - like plan. The floor is slate bedrock.
It might have been an icehouse but the opening at the front is rather large
and the 1906 OS map marks it as a boathouse.


Listing NGR: SX8143951820

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