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Court House Including Garden Railings to South

A Grade II Listed Building in Chagford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6739 / 50°40'26"N

Longitude: -3.8204 / 3°49'13"W

OS Eastings: 271465

OS Northings: 87610

OS Grid: SX714876

Mapcode National: GBR QD.4VQP

Mapcode Global: FRA 27W9.9FQ

Plus Code: 9C2RM5FH+HR

Entry Name: Court House Including Garden Railings to South

Listing Date: 30 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106176

English Heritage Legacy ID: 94641

Location: Chagford, West Devon, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Chagford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Chagford St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SX 78 NW
4/111 Court House including garden
railings to south


House, by tradition formerly a manorial court house. House is late C17 but shell is
earlier Granite ashlar walls raised with granite stone rubble and cob, plastered to
front only; granite stacks with plastered (probably brick) chimney shafts;
corrugated iron roof (formerly thatch).
Plan and development: symmetrical 2-room plan house with end stacks and central
staircase. The house faces south-south-east, say south. The right (eastern) room
was the kitchen, the left room was the parlour. The walls were raised to convert an
earlier building to the present late C17 house. However, within the scope of this
survey it was not possible to work out any elements of the earlier building.
Woodsheds either end of the front. Present house is 2 storeys with attics.
Exterior: symmetrical 2-window front of late C19 4-light casements with glazing
bars. Contemporary door in central doorway with granite-walled and monopitch slate
roof. Small woodsheds each end of front with monopitch roofs. Roof is gable-ended.
Interior is essentially intact although most of the joinery detail has been
replaced. The stair however is original, straight flight up to the first floor,
then winding up to the attics in the roofspace. The fireplaces are granite with
chamfered lintels and the crossbeams have plain soffit chamfers. Roof of A-frame
trusses with pegged lap-jointed collars.
To left of the porch a narrow garden strip is protected by late C19 cast iron spear-
headed railings with granite piers.
Court House is one of a group of attractive listed buildings in the hamlet of Great

Listing NGR: SX7146587610

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