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Cartref and Attached Smithy

A Grade II Listed Building in Monkleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9655 / 50°57'55"N

Longitude: -4.2015 / 4°12'5"W

OS Eastings: 245505

OS Northings: 120756

OS Grid: SS455207

Mapcode National: GBR KJ.MKFN

Mapcode Global: FRA 262K.JYS

Plus Code: 9C2QXQ8X+59

Entry Name: Cartref and Attached Smithy

Listing Date: 20 February 1958

Last Amended: 19 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105158

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91456

Location: Monkleigh, Torridge, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Monkleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Monkleigh St George

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

Tagged with: Building Thatched cottage

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17/138 Cartref and attached
20.2.58 smithy (formerly
listed as Bell Inn
Cottage and Shop
premises immediately
East of Bell Inn)
Two dwellings, now house. C17, extended to rear and left in
early C18; c. 1840 smithy attached to right. Colourwashed render
over stone and cob. Thatch roof, gabled to left and hipped to
right; C17 ridge stack finished in mid C19 brick; C17 left end
external stack finished in mid C19 brick to left. C17 one-unit
plan, extended by one unit to rear and one unit to left in early
C18. 2 storeys; 3-window range. Two C20 porches, positioned
left of centre and to right; C20 door to left, mid C19 plank door
to right. Flat rendered arches over late C19 two-light
casements. Late C19 outshut adjoins early C18 rear wing, which
has C18 two-light casement with leaded lights. Interior: room to
left has cyma-moulded bressummer over open fireplace and C19
quarter-turn stairs with winders. Room to right has C17 open
fireplace with stop-chamfered bressummer. Principal rafters of
A-frame trusses visible on first floor. Subsidiary features:
former smithy of c. 1840 attached to right, of colourwashed stone
with gabled slate roof; crested ridge tiles with iron ventilator;
two brick ridge stacks. One storey. C20 sliding door set in
double entry; late C19 six-light window to right. C19 plank
double doors to cartshed on right. Mid C19 outbuilding to rear
of brick with Welsh slate and corrugated iron roof.
(Beaford Centre, Photographic Archive No. 04220, for Photograph
of c. 1900).

Listing NGR: SS4550520756

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