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Stable and Attached Cart Shed About 5m South East of Walreddon Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Whitchurch, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5216 / 50°31'17"N

Longitude: -4.1488 / 4°8'55"W

OS Eastings: 247773

OS Northings: 71295

OS Grid: SX477712

Mapcode National: GBR NW.JG63

Mapcode Global: FRA 276P.7HN

Entry Name: Stable and Attached Cart Shed About 5m South East of Walreddon Manor

Listing Date: 21 March 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105715

English Heritage Legacy ID: 94088

Location: Whitchurch, West Devon, Devon, PL19

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Whitchurch

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text

WHITCHURCH
SX 47 SE
6/178
- Stable and attached cart shed about
21.3.67 5m south east of Walreddon Manor

GV II*

Stable and attached cart shed. C17 stable with attached cart shed probably of late
C18/early C19. Stable in granite ashlar, banded with Hurdwick stone, granite
dressings, rear and side which does not face Walreddon Manor (qv) in random granite
rubble with large quoins to rear midstrey, slate roof with gable end stack to front
wing to right. Cart shed in rubble with granite monolith piers, slate roof
Stable is overall L-plan with wing to front right, all of 2 storeys, wing heated by
gable end stack; cart entry to front left and rear central midstrey. There is a
fireplace in the left gable end wall, but the left gable end also has pigeon holes;
there is a room over the midstrey to rear. The cart shed extends the L-plan and
encloses the stable yard.
2-storey stable has cart entry to left with timber lintel, doorway to left with 4-
centred arched head, in granite, hollow-chamfered with scroll and pyramid stops, to
right 2 granite 2-light casements, roll-moulded; at first floor ther are 2 windows to
left and 2 loading doors to right, all in plain surrounds. Wing to right has a 4-
centred arched granite doorway to inner side, roll-moulded with carved leaves in
spandrels, similar loading door over, front gable end of wing in random rubble with
stack. Attached to gable end of wing a 5-bay open-fronted cart shed, single storey,
with granite piers; between the cart shed and the stable, one bay forms a covered way
through to the rear of the stable, with elliptical arched door in rear wall. Gable
end of stable to left has 6 rows of pigeon holes with slate perches. Gable end to
right rebuilt in C20, with loading door at upper level; side of front wing has at
ground floor a 2-light granite casement, unglazed, with chamfered mullion and iron
stanchion. Rear of stable has central midstrey with hipped roof and slate string
course, possibly a later addition, with blocked opening to left and right with wedge-
shaped heads.
Interior Stable has 8-bay roof with lapped rafters with braces at the bases, pegged
to the collars, some cambered, with 2 rows of purlins stepped from each other,
probably late C18 construction. Gable end to left has fireplace with flat chamfered
granite lintel and granite jamb to left, wall corbelled out to right. Gable end flue
to right does not appear to have had a fireplace, no staining on walls. Former room
over midstrey plastered.


Listing NGR: SX4777071288

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