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Cadbury House

A Grade II Listed Building in Culmstock, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.914 / 50°54'50"N

Longitude: -3.2788 / 3°16'43"W

OS Eastings: 310195

OS Northings: 113503

OS Grid: ST101135

Mapcode National: GBR LS.QR56

Mapcode Global: FRA 460P.JFK

Entry Name: Cadbury House

Listing Date: 17 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325887

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95901

Location: Culmstock, Mid Devon, Devon, EX15

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Culmstock

Built-Up Area: Culmstock

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Culmstock All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

CULMSTOCK FORE STREET, Culmstock
ST 11 SW
10/51 Cadbury House
-
- II
House and shop. Mid C17, thoroughly refurbished and partly rebuilt in mid C19.
Plastered stone rubble, maybe with some cob; stone rubble stacks topped with C19 and
C20 brick; slate roof.
Plan and development: T-plan house. The main block faces onto Fore Street to the
north and it has a 3-room plan. The left (east) end room is now a shop. The centre
room has an axial stack between it and the shop which serves back-to-back
fireplaces. Front lobby entrance onto the side of this stack and the main stair
rises to rear of it. The right room has a gable-end stack. These front rooms were
the principal rooms. The kitchen and services are in a rear block projecting at
right angles to rear of the centre room. It was once 2 rooms but now they have been
united. It has a lateral stack. Although the house was thoroughly refurbished in
the mid C19, a process which involved raising the walls and putting on a new roof,
the layout is mid C17. The right end stack however is a C19 insertion. House is 2
storeys.
Exterior: regular but not symmetrical 4-window front with ground floor 16-pane
sashes and smaller first floor 12-pane sashes. At the left end is a C20 shop front
and shop door. Alongside to right is the lobby entrance which contains a C19 6-
panel door with panelled reveals. To right the roof is gable-ended, to left it runs
continously with that of Cadbury Cottage (q.v).
Interior: is largely the result of the mid C19 refurbishment although there is C17
carpentry detail on the ground floor. All 3 rooms ground floor rooms of the main
block have axial beams. That in the shop is boxed in, that in the centre room is
soffit-chamfered and that in the right room is soffit-chamfered with long step
stops. Only the centre room fireplace is open and it has a C19 pine chimneypiece.
The rear block kitchen has a soffit-chamfered and scroll-stopped axial beam and the
fireplace here is blocked. All the joinery detail is mid C19. The roof was not
inspected.
The mid C19 refurbishment of Cadbury House was associated with the erection of the
adjoining Cadbury Cottage (q.v). Both form part of a group of listed buildings in
the vicinity of the Church of All Saints (q.v.).


Listing NGR: ST1019513503

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