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Berry House

A Grade II Listed Building in Clayhanger, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0169 / 51°1'0"N

Longitude: -3.4109 / 3°24'39"W

OS Eastings: 301131

OS Northings: 125118

OS Grid: ST011251

Mapcode National: GBR LM.J7Q3

Mapcode Global: FRA 36RF.711

Entry Name: Berry House

Listing Date: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106915

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96717

Location: Clayhanger, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Clayhanger

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Clayhanger St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 25/06/2018

ST 02 NW
3/72

CLAYHANGER
Shillingford
Berry House

(Formerly listed as Berry House,CLAYHANGER)

GV
II
Farmhouse. A thorough early C19 remodelling of a late C16/early C17 house. Whitewashed rendered stone; slate roof, hipped at left end, gabled at right end; end stacks to centre block, end stacks to left and right blocks, end stack to right hand
rear wing.

PLAN: U plan main block with rear left and right wings, probably originally with a
narrow rear centre service courtyard, since filled in. One room plan blocks with lower rooflines adjoin the main range to left and right; the right hand block is circa late C16/early C17 origin. In 1805 the house was partially destroyed by a thatch fire, (letter in possession of owner).

EXTERIOR: Two storeys. Symmetrical three-bay centre block with one bay blocks to left and right, rusticated quoins to centre and left hand blocks. Central porch with rusticated pilasters, moulded cornice and a glazed roof, semi-circular fanlight with spoke glazing bars to inner doorway; fenestration of sixteen-pane sashes to the main and left hand block. Cellar below left hand and main block has a C17 stone mullioned window at the left; the right hand block is bowed on the right return.

INTERIOR: Centre block not inspected but said to have contemporary early C19 features including a plaster ceiling rose and local marble chimneypiece. The ground floor room of the right hand block has a deeply-chamfered stopped cross beam and a half beam; open fireplace with stone jambs, plain lintel and C19 bread oven. The vaulted cellars incorporate re-used moulded and chamfered beams.

Listing NGR: ST0113125118

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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