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Mote House

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbotskerswell, Devon

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097321

English Heritage Legacy ID: 84730

Location: Abbotskerswell, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ12

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

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

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Listing Text

SX 86 NE ABBOTSKERSWELL MAIN STREET
Abbotskerswell
3/26 Mote House
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GV II
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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