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The Old Smithy

A Grade II Listed Building in Poltimore, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7624 / 50°45'44"N

Longitude: -3.4682 / 3°28'5"W

OS Eastings: 296545

OS Northings: 96896

OS Grid: SX965968

Mapcode National: GBR P2.CBXC

Mapcode Global: FRA 37M2.8NM

Plus Code: 9C2RQG6J+XP

Entry Name: The Old Smithy

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104213

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88472

Location: Poltimore, East Devon, Devon, EX4

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Poltimore

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Poltimore with Huxham

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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House. C17 with C19 additions and remodelling. 2-room C17 cottage with C19 rear
block making a double-depth plan. Cob, stone plinth, roughcast, under gabled-end
wheat reed thatched roof; the rear block under gabled-end slate roof. 2
storeys. Front: Symmetrical 3-window range; 3-light windows above under eyebrow
eaves, each light round-headed, with polygonal leaded panes and original catches.
(q.v. Cogswells opposite). Porch on shaped brackets. Early C19 planked door and
frame. Ground floor windows, 3-lights, square headed, under Tudor-style hood
moulds. Left-hand side elevation: C20 roundel at ground-floor. C19 oriel,
1:3:1 supported on shaped struts, roof slated; each light under round-headed
arch; re-leaded in circa 1900, but retaining some early C19 coloured glass. 2
ground floor C20 windows to rear block. Rear elevation: 2 and 3-light metal-
framed windows of circa 1920. Interior: 2 chamfered beams to right-hand room,
with step-hollow stops. Upper rooms also with cross beams, stopped and
chamfered. Roof : principals, morticed and pegged, with original thatch to front
with C17 untarred string to bundles.

Listing NGR: SX9654596896

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