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Latitude: 50.5068 / 50°30'24"N
Longitude: -3.6121 / 3°36'43"W
OS Eastings: 285777
OS Northings: 68689
OS Grid: SX857686
Mapcode National: GBR QR.7FNC
Mapcode Global: FRA 37BQ.DKM
Entry Name: Mote House
Listing Date: 17 July 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1097321
English Heritage Legacy ID: 84730
Location: Abbotskerswell, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ12
Civil Parish: Abbotskerswell
Built-Up Area: Abbotskerswell
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Abbotskerswell The Blessed Virgin Mary
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 86 NE ABBOTSKERSWELL MAIN STREET
3/26 Mote House
House, originally farmhouse. Probably C16 with C17 alterations, extended probably
in C19 and considerably modernised in C20. Rendered rubble walls. Hipped asbestos
slate roof. Large projecting rendered rubble lateral stack at the front and similar
stack at rear.
Originally 3 room and through-passage plan with hall and lower room (to the right)
heated by rear and front lateral stacks respectively. 1 room extension at lower end
probably C19. Re-fenestrated, passage removed, stairs inserted and doors blocked,
and room arrangements altered in c. mid C20.
2 storeys. Asymmetrical 5 window front of c. mid C20 2-light casements which have 2
top opening lights. Former enclosed gabled porch towards left end now has window on
the front. Projecting stack to right of centre beyond which is C20 glazed door
under gabled porch hood. To the right of that is the extension which is recessed.
Interior: The lower room fireplace has a chamfered wooden lintel with hollow step
stops and an oven in the right-hand side. To the left of the fireplace above the
present door is a chamfered wooden lintel also with hollow step stops, this would
originally have been for a window.
A photograph of this house at the turn of the century shows it thatched with old
leaded casement windows and the original round-headed wooden doorframe to the left
of the front lateral stack.
Listing NGR: SX8577768689
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