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Latitude: 50.661 / 50°39'39"N
Longitude: -3.765 / 3°45'53"W
OS Eastings: 275346
OS Northings: 86075
OS Grid: SX753860
Mapcode National: GBR QG.KQJ6
Mapcode Global: FRA 370B.71R
Entry Name: Muzle Patch
Listing Date: 4 February 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1097189
English Heritage Legacy ID: 85109
Location: Moretonhampstead, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13
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
MORETONHAMPSTEAD THE SQUARE (centre),
8/177 No. 4 (Muzle Patch)
Shop premises with accommodation above. Circa mid C19. Rendered probably stone
rubble. Slate hung on rear (south) wall. Asbestsos slate roof with gabled ends
with shaped bargeboards, the west end with wooden spike finial. Rendered brick
chimneystack over rear wall.
Rectangular single depth plan internal arrangement uncertain because interior not
inspected, but ground floor appears to be taken up by large shop with windows
across front and left-hand (east) return, and with entrance at right (west) end to
stairs giving access to house accommodation above. The right of main range is a 2-
storey possibly 1-room plan range, which is possibly all that remains of an earlier
Main range: 3 storeys, symmetrical 3-window range. The ground floor has a large
mid C19 double-fronted shop with plain pilasters and entablature with moulded
cornice. 8 large panes to each shop window. The shop front continues around left-
hand (east) return with a carved cornice. Central doorway to shop with glazed and
panelled door, rectangular overlight and pilasters supporting shaped brackets in
turn supporting bay window above right-hand doorway to house with rectangular
overlight and flat canopy on shaped brackets. First floor window left and right
with raised architrave and moulded cornice on console brackets, and central splayed
timber bay window with very thin corner shafts. 2 second floor windows with plain
raised architraves. All sashes with horizontal glazing bars only. One window to
each floor on left-hand (east) gable end, similar sahses and architraves.
Interior not inspected.
This large building is situated in a prominent central position in the town. The
largely unaltered exterior with a fine Victorian shop front makes a valuable
contribution to the townscape.
Listing NGR: SX7535286073
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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