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Latitude: 50.9179 / 50°55'4"N
Longitude: -3.5353 / 3°32'7"W
OS Eastings: 292174
OS Northings: 114286
OS Grid: SS921142
Mapcode National: GBR LG.QD5Z
Mapcode Global: FRA 36HP.0K8
Plus Code: 9C2RWF97+5V
Entry Name: Calverleigh Cottage
Listing Date: 7 December 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1106927
English Heritage Legacy ID: 96744
Location: Loxbeare, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Loxbeare
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Calverleigh
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
Tagged with: Cottage
SS 91 SW LOXBEARE CALVERLEIGH
13/101 Calverleigh Cottage
House. C17 or earlier origins; C19 extension. Colourwashed and rendered, probably
stone rubble; slate roof, gabled at ends; end stacks to C19 addition, massive stack
with shaft replaced by metal pipe to earlier block.
Plan: Symmetrical plan to the C19 block at the left end which consists of 2 principal
rooms, one on either side of a passage containing the stair. A short rear wing,
gabled to the rear, and a rear lean-to contain service rooms, a stair and an axial
passage linking this block to the earlier house at the right. The earlier house
consists of 2 rooms, the left one heated, and has been subdivided into smaller rooms
on the ground floor.
Exterior: 2 storeys and attic to the left, 2 storeys to the right. 3-bay front to the
C19 block with a central panelled front door with a rectangular fanlight and a flat
porch canopy on moulded brackets. Tall 2-light casements flank the front door,
timber sashes with glazing bars to first floor, 2 gabled full dormers to attic. 4
window front to adjoining block approximately in centre, has a lower roofline, front
door approximately in centre, fenestration of timber casements with glazing bars.
Interior: The older part of the house is of jointed cruck construction and preserves
one jointed cruck truss (apex inaccessible at time of survey) over the left hand room
and a framed partition above an incomplete section of plank and muntin screen between
the 2 rooms. Chamfered axial beam to (sub-divided) right hand room; chamfered
scroll-stopped cross beam to left hand room. The massive fireplace is partly blocked
but an early lintel and jambs may survive. The C19 block has co-eval chimneypieces
and iron grates to the first floor; C18 2-panel doors may be re-used or may survive
from an earlier phase of extension.
Listing NGR: SS9217414286
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