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Whitecleave

A Grade II Listed Building in Burrington, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9223 / 50°55'20"N

Longitude: -3.9415 / 3°56'29"W

OS Eastings: 263638

OS Northings: 115440

OS Grid: SS636154

Mapcode National: GBR KW.QC9X

Mapcode Global: FRA 26MN.Y05

Entry Name: Whitecleave

Listing Date: 8 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292515

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97153

Location: Burrington, North Devon, Devon, EX37

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Burrington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Burrington Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

BURRINGTON
SS 61 NW

5/23 Whitecleave
-
- II

Former farmhouse, now private dwelling. Late C17 or early C18, but possibly earlier
fabric concealed. Extended at left end in C19. Painted rendered stone rubble and
cob. Brick stack at left end and axial brick stack.
Plan: Originally the house may have conformed to a 3-room and cross-passage plan,
higher end to left, with axial hall stack backing onto passage. However, there is
no surviving evidence of a lower end. The original cross-passage doorway has been
blocked, creating a narrow room at the right end and direct entry made into the
hall. In C19, the inner room was extended at the left end. Probably C19 staircase
runs up rear wall of inner room, entering the hall at rear left-hand corner.
2 storeys. 4-window range. 2-light casements 2 panes per light. Ground floor has
early C20 2-light casements 4 panes per light. Inserted door into hall has thatched
porch canopy.
Interior: No interior detail earlier than late C171early C18 in evidence. Rough
unchamfered ceiling beams, those to hall with rough hollow step stops.
Roof structure has straight pegged principals with waney rafters.


Listing NGR: SS6363815440

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