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Dunideock Thatch

A Grade II Listed Building in Dunchideock, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6787 / 50°40'43"N

Longitude: -3.5769 / 3°34'36"W

OS Eastings: 288685

OS Northings: 87746

OS Grid: SX886877

Mapcode National: GBR QS.2QMW

Mapcode Global: FRA 37D8.VQQ

Entry Name: Dunideock Thatch

Listing Date: 12 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097065

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85425

Location: Dunchideock, Teignbridge, Devon, EX2

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Dunchideock

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Dunchideock St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

DUNCHIDEOCK
SX 88 NE

3/6 Dunchideock Thatch
II

House. Circa early C17 origins, later alterations, extension of 1948. Whitewashed
and rendered; thatched roof, gabled at ends; projecting right end stack axial stack.
The present plan is single depth, 4 rooms wide. Later alterations have obscured the
original plan but the early part of the house is the right hand section, between the
stacks, which consists of two heated rooms, one on either side of a passage. The
right hand room is a C17 hall/kitchen or parlour, most of the early features of the
left hand room have disappeared but it may originally have been a small unheated
service room with the stack inserted at a later date. There have been two additions
at the left hand end: a small unheated room left of centre and a 1948 sitting room at
the extreme left. A small room has been inserted at the rear of the passage.
2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4-window front with regular fenestration; a change in the
plane of the front wall indicates the left hand end of the early part of the house.
Front door to passage to right of centre with a thatched porch with brecchia ashlar
walls and a C17 moulded doorframe, the lintel partly cut off. C20 fenestration,
probably in altered embrasures, of 1-, 2- and 3- light casements, 2 panes per light.
On the right end of the house a small square C17 timber window frame with a timber
lintel.
Interior: The right hand room is a fairly complete early C17 parlour or hall/kitchen
with a rather altered plank and muntin screen with some chamfered muntins with step
stops. The open fireplace has brecchia ashlar jambs and a moulded timber lintel with
runout stops; the ceiling has a chamfered cross beam with bar stops and exposed
joists. An iron fireback dated 1649 has the initials "F A B". Part of a second
plank and muntin screen divides the small left hand room from the passage.
1 jointed cruck side-pegged roof truss over the right hand end is mortised at the
apex with a collar mortised into the principal rafters.
Good survival of early C17 features.


Listing NGR: SX8868587746

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