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Cellar and Wood Sheds Approximately 1.5 Metres North West of Holcombe Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Holcombe Rogus, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9628 / 50°57'46"N

Longitude: -3.3465 / 3°20'47"W

OS Eastings: 305536

OS Northings: 119014

OS Grid: ST055190

Mapcode National: GBR LQ.ML0C

Mapcode Global: FRA 36WK.N2F

Entry Name: Cellar and Wood Sheds Approximately 1.5 Metres North West of Holcombe Court

Listing Date: 17 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106424

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95971

Location: Holcombe Rogus, Mid Devon, Devon, TA21

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Holcombe Rogus

Built-Up Area: Holcombe Rogus

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Holcombe Rogus All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

HOLCOMBE ROGUS HOLCOMBE ROGUS
ST 01 NE
5/124
- Cellar and wood sheds
approximately 1.5 metres north-
west of Holcombe Court
GV
II
Cellar and woodsheds. Circa 1859 - 63; they were built as part of the Reverend
William Rayer's renovation of the main house. Snecked grey-coloured local limestone
with some ashlar; slate roof with some original crested roof tiles.
Plan: L-shaped building terraced into the hillslope on 2 sides. It contains 3
rooms, one in the angle of the 2 wings and one each side. None has fireplaces.
The entrance front faces south-east onto the back of Holcombe Court (q.v). The cold
store or cellar is in the right room here. The other 2 rooms are wood sheds; and
their south-west front is the more architectural since it overlooks the grounds and
serpentine lake that side of the house. An arch (facing south-west) connects these
service rooms to the main house. Holcombe Court is terraced into a hillslope and
therefore the narrow service courtyard to rear (north-west) is sunken into the
rising ground occupied by the kitchen garden (q.v) and this cellar and woodshed
block occupies the south-west end of the courtyard backing onto the terrace. The
rooms are single storey with lofts over.
Exterior: the south-west side has a 2:1 window front of 2-centred arch windows
containing casements, now without glazing bars. The 1-window section to right is
broken forward from the rest; it is the gable-end of the south-east facing block.
There is a lancet in the gable and coping to the gable. The front wall and the
weathered coping continue rightwards, the coping rising as a gable over a tall
segmental-pointed arch with a double chamfered arch ring. The house (south-east)
front is similar.
Interior: has plain carpentry detail.
This cellar add woodsheds form a group with Holcombe Court (q.v), its ancillary
buildings (most of which are listed), the Church of All Saints (q.v) and the houses
at the top end of Holcombe Rogus.


Listing NGR: ST0553619014

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