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Symes Cottage with Attached Outbuildings to Rear

A Grade II Listed Building in Broadclyst, Devon

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Latitude: 50.766 / 50°45'57"N

Longitude: -3.4401 / 3°26'24"W

OS Eastings: 298538

OS Northings: 97252

OS Grid: SX985972

Mapcode National: GBR P3.J0J1

Mapcode Global: FRA 37P2.1M1

Entry Name: Symes Cottage with Attached Outbuildings to Rear

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1098302

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88442

Location: Broad Clyst, East Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Broad Clyst

Built-Up Area: Broadclyst

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Broadclyst St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

5/129 Symes Cottage with attached
- outbuildings to rear

- II

House, formerly a farmhouse with attached rear barn and outbuildings. C17 and
later. Rubble sandstone, rendered. Thatched roof, half-hipped to right, gabled-
end to left, with external stone end stack at each end and internal lateral front
stack with brick shaft. Possibly a three-room cross passage plan house now shorn
of one chamber. 2 storeys.
Front to road: scattered fenestration, 3 windows to ground floor, with 2 and 3-
light C20 timber casements; two lst-storey windows to right hand side of house,
one breaking the eaves line. 2 stone buttresses above cobbled pavement. C20
lean-to at the left-hand end of house. Internal evidence of a through passage
with post and plaster screens to either side, the opposing doorways blocked.
Only 2 ground-floor rooms remain, that to the right with end fireplace, massive
timber lintel, chamfered and one beam, chamfered. Left-hand room, beam,
chamfered with step stop. Roof of 4 bays : collar trusses of principals morticed
and side-pegged at apex, and resting on wall plate; collars, side-pegged;
trenched purlins. Barn extension behind house, similar roof construction, 3
trusses with double collars. Adjoining this, and aligned parallel to house
another barn, now converted into a separate dwelling. All sandstone with some
cob patching, and thatched throughout.

Listing NGR: SX9853897252

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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