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A Grade II Listed Building in Hennock, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6166 / 50°36'59"N

Longitude: -3.6547 / 3°39'16"W

OS Eastings: 283034

OS Northings: 80959

OS Grid: SX830809

Mapcode National: GBR QN.MGRX

Mapcode Global: FRA 377F.VBD

Entry Name: Wisteria

Listing Date: 23 August 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097421

English Heritage Legacy ID: 84571

Location: Hennock, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Hennock

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Hennock St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 8380 HENNOCK CHURCH ROAD (east side),
10/124 Wisteria

House. Late C16 or C17, with later additions. Stone rubble; upper storey of front
roughcast. Projecting bay in ground storey rendered. Slated roof with clay ridge-
tiles; projecting bay has low-pitch corrugated-iron roof. Red-brick chimney stack
on left-hand gable; rendered stack on rear gable of rear wing. L-shaped plan, the
front range having 2 ground-storey rooms with through-passage between them, while
the rear wing has 1 room probably an added kitchen. Lean-to, probably added, behind
right-hand side of front range. 2 storeys. 3-window front. Doorway, slightly off-
centre to right, has ovolo-moulded wood lintel (probably a re-used timber). Door,
deeply recessed, has bead-moulded frame; 3 flush panels at the bottom of door, 4
sunk panels above, the top 2 now glazed. Decorated cast-iron knocker. To right of
doorway a deeply projecting, single-storeyed bay, probably a C19 addition, finished
with wooden frieze and cornice; 1 window in front and 1 in left-hand side-wall, both
having 2-paned wood sashes with horns. To left of doorway is a 2-light casement
window, probably C20, under a plain wood lintel; each light has 3 panes. Second-
storey windows all have C19 3-light wood casements, the centre light of each window
opening on external strap-hinges; the 2 left-hand windows have the remains of square
leaded panes. Yard at rear has old cobbled surface.
Interior: in ground storey left-hand front room has a chamfered full beam and,
against the left-hand gable, a chamfered half-beam, both with step-stops. Large
fireplace in left-hand gable has chamfered wood lintel with step-stops; in left-hand
side of it is a cloam oven, reconstituted from broken fragments, with its original
cloam door intact. Right hand front room has small gable fireplace with segmental
brick arch. Room in rear wing has, in rear gable, a large fireplace with plain wood
lintel; late C19 over at the back. Roof of rear wing has plain principal rafters
with collars pegged to the faces of the trusses; roof of front range, seen from a
distance, looks similar.
The house forms a good group with Nos. 1, 2 and 3 Wistaria Cottages (q.v.) which
abut it on the north, and also with Longlands (q.v.) opposite.

Listing NGR: SX8303480959

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