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Stone Gateway and Cob Garden Walls to South-East of Whelmstone Barton

A Grade II* Listed Building in Colebrooke, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7918 / 50°47'30"N

Longitude: -3.7739 / 3°46'26"W

OS Eastings: 275063

OS Northings: 100632

OS Grid: SS750006

Mapcode National: GBR L3.ZKRB

Mapcode Global: FRA 27Z0.3JQ

Entry Name: Stone Gateway and Cob Garden Walls to South-East of Whelmstone Barton

Listing Date: 26 August 1965

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106995

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96603

Location: Colebrooke, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Colebrooke

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Colebrooke

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

COLEBROOKE
SS 70 SE
3/184 Stone gateway and cob garden-
to south-east of
26.8.65
Whelmstone Barton

GV II*

Gateway and garden walls. Gateway is early C17, cob walls variously C17, C18 and
C19. Gateway of volcanic ashlar with some of coping replaced by C20 concrete.
Walls of plastered or exposed cob on rubble footings, most with pantile copings
From the front south-east of Whelmstone Barton (q.v.) cob walls enclose an
irregularly-shaped front garden, sometimes using walls of standing agricultural
buildings, sometimes left from demolished agricultural buildings. The south-east
side includes remains of a 3-seater C19 privy. The south-west side includes an
unusually grand early C17 stone gateway built in the same style and at the same
style as the porch of the main house. It comprises a large round-headed arch with
ogee-moulded surround and moulded hood. Above the arch is a niche with 3-centred
arch head, a projecting soffit-moulded sill and a hoodmould. The gabled top has
soffit-moulded coping and there is a ball finial at the apex. The arch is flanked
by buttresses. Arch now contains wrought iron gates of circa 1950.


Listing NGR: SS7506300632

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