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Pound Cottage Including Adjoining Linhay to North

A Grade II Listed Building in Moretonhampstead, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6586 / 50°39'30"N

Longitude: -3.7662 / 3°45'58"W

OS Eastings: 275254

OS Northings: 85812

OS Grid: SX752858

Mapcode National: GBR QG.KXWP

Mapcode Global: FRA 370B.DL4

Entry Name: Pound Cottage Including Adjoining Linhay to North

Listing Date: 4 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097185

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85098

Location: Moretonhampstead, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Moretonhampstead

Built-Up Area: Moretonhampstead

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Moretonhampstead St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

MORETONHAMPSTEAD POUND STREET,
SX 7586
Moretonhampstead
9/165 Pound Cottage including
- adjoining linhay to north
GV II

Small farmhouse and adjoining outbuilding which is now incorporated into the house,
and adjoining linhay.
Probably late C18. Granite rubble. Roughcast front and right-hand gable end of
house. Thatched roof with gabled ends. Roof to left slopes up to higher level
over the former outbuilding. Linhay at far left end has half-hipped corrugated
iron roof. Roughcast brick chimneystacks at right-hand gable end, and left-hand
gable end of original house, now an axial stack.
Long range build down the slope of the land. At the lower end (right) a 2-room
plan house. Larger room to lower right end, both rooms heated by gable end chimney
stacks without ovens. The entrance to left of centre, probably originally a lobby
in front of stairs, or there may have been a through passage but the partition on
the right-hand side has been removed and the stairs are late C20. Contemporary
outbuilding, probably stables on left-hand higher end is now incorporated into the
house. Adjoining at higher level to left, contemporary and integral part of the
range, a linhay facing field at rear.
2 storeys. The original house to right: regular but not symmetrical 3-window
range. Circa early C20 2-light casements with glazing bars, ground floor right
similar but 3 lights. Plank door to left of centre with C20 rustic timber gabled
porch with slate roof.
Former outbuilding to left now part of house light casements with glazing bars and
segmental red brick arches, and central doorway with similar arch.
At rear of house a ground floor window opposite front door might have been passage
doorway originally, it has chamfered wooden lintel. Small window to left and
larger one above. Apart from one more window in rear of former outbuilding there
are no other rear windows.
Linhay to far left has blind rear wall facing front, loft doorway in gable end; on
front facing field behind house, ground floor is blocked between piers and has
weatherboarded tallet above.
Interior: partition on left side of lobby or passage removed; C20 stairs. Small
fireplace in left-hand room having had grate taken out. Larger fireplace in right-
hand room with unchamfered wooden lintel, probably a replacement. There are no
other interior features.
Roof space not inspected but feet of the principal rafters exposed in first floor
rooms are straight.
This is an interesting small farmhouse with a contemporary stables and linhay in
one long range.


Listing NGR: SX7525485812

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