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East Holme east Holme Cottage

A Grade II* Listed Building in Newton St. Cyres, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7669 / 50°46'0"N

Longitude: -3.5946 / 3°35'40"W

OS Eastings: 287643

OS Northings: 97578

OS Grid: SX876975

Mapcode National: GBR QR.X03D

Mapcode Global: FRA 37C1.TPW

Entry Name: East Holme east Holme Cottage

Listing Date: 26 August 1965

Last Amended: 30 November 1995

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107040

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96402

Location: Newton St. Cyres, Mid Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Newton St. Cyres

Civil Parish/community: Newton St Cyres

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Newton St Cyres St Cyr and St Julitta

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

NEWTON ST CYRES WEST TOWN
SX 89 NE
5/50 East Holme and East Holme Cottage
- (formerly listed as East Holme Farm
26.8.65 House)
- II*
Former farmhouse with east end now a separate cottage. Probably C15 with
C16, C17 and later improvements. Plastered cob on rubble plinth; brick,
cob and volcanic trap stacks. Thatched roof. Long building based on 3-room
and through passage plan with later extensions to rear (south). Now 2
storeys throughout. North front to farmyard has large projecting lateral
stack of dressed volcanic stone to hall. Secondary lateral stack to left
and gable-end stacks. C19 main door now to inner room on right. 6 C19 and
C20 casements to each floor but irregular in spacing and size. Door to
cottage on extreme left. Complex multi-period structure. Good original
roof on side-pegged jointed-crucks; 2 bays over hall and 2 bays over
services with chamfered arch-bracing on simple, false corbels and single windbraces. Framed, closed trusses over post-and-panel screens at each
end of hall and traces of buried hall-passage screen are visible. Both
roofs are smoke-blackened from separate open hearth fires. Large, inserted,
C16 stone fireplace with oak lintel and moulded surround and late C16
-early C17 stopped beams in hall. Identical chamfered beams across large
inner room/parlour (which now includes C19 entrance-hall). Gable fireplace,
a C20 rebuild, incorporates ovolo-moulded oak lintel. Roof to chamber
secondary. C16 - C17 gabled stair-turret projects to rear of parlour
(present entrance-hall) containing C19 stick-baluster stair. The service
end now mostly East Holme Cottage, was extended first in C16, and remains
of a contemporary closed truss are visible in roofspace. This end was
rebuilt in the or with a new end roof and brick kitchen-stack on gable.
Many early features still hidden.


Listing NGR: SX8764397577

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