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A Grade II Listed Building in Wembworthy, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9038 / 50°54'13"N

Longitude: -3.9046 / 3°54'16"W

OS Eastings: 266176

OS Northings: 113318

OS Grid: SS661133

Mapcode National: GBR KY.R8NQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 26QQ.6N3

Plus Code: 9C2RW33W+G5

Entry Name: Trixes

Listing Date: 19 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106582

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95542

Location: Wembworthy, Mid Devon, Devon, EX18

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Wembworthy

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Wembworthy with Eggesford

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

Tagged with: Thatched cottage

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SS 61 SE
1/71 Trixes
House, former farmhouse. Probably mid C16 with late C16-early C17 extension,
refurbished and rearranged internally circa 1975. Plastered cob on rubble
footings; stone rubble and cob stacks topped with C19 and C20 brick; thatch roof.
Originally a 3-room-and-through-passage plan house facing east with former service
end room at left (southern) end. Ivy cottage (q.v.) adjoining former inner room at
right (northern) end. Inner room is unheated, hall has projecting front lateral
stack and service room has end stack. Late C16-early C17 kitchen block with end
stack projecting to rear of hall. 2 storeys.
Irregular 4-window front of C19 flat-faced mullion windows with rectangular panes
of leaded glass and including some C20 replacements. To left of stack front of
passage now has C20 door and side light and contemporary wide porch with monoptich
slate roof. Stack of explosed stone rubble has lower section of original chimney
shaft, now extended with C19 and C20 brick. Roof is gable-ended.
Interior was much altered circa 1975. At that time oak plank-and-muntin screens at
either end of hall were removed with crossbeam there. Both fireplaces of stone
rubble with plain oak lintels, probably C17. Full height cob crosswall on lower
side of passage. Roof over hall and inner room is original. It is carried on 2
probably raised true crucks with 2 sets of threaded purlins and ridge. Truss over
hall has cambered collar. That to north was closed at beginning, the infill
removed circa 1975. Hall roof is smoke-blackened indicating that hall was open to
roof and heated by open hearth fire. Roof over service room and extension
inaccessible. Kitchen extension has late C16-early C17 axial beam, soffit-
chamfered with step stops and a large cob and rubble fireplace with plain soffit-
chamfered oak lintel. Shown as Tricks Farm on OS.

Listing NGR: SS6617313316

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