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Plovers Barrows

A Grade II Listed Building in Witheridge, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9173 / 50°55'2"N

Longitude: -3.7039 / 3°42'14"W

OS Eastings: 280321

OS Northings: 114480

OS Grid: SS803144

Mapcode National: GBR L6.QKGZ

Mapcode Global: FRA 364P.6T7

Entry Name: Plovers Barrows

Listing Date: 20 February 1967

Last Amended: 14 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107285

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97519

Location: Witheridge, North Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Witheridge

Built-Up Area: Witheridge

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Witheridge with Creacombe

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 81 SW Witheridge
9/109 No.18 (Plovers Barrows)
(previously listed as Paradise
20.2.67 Cottage)
Cottage. Circa late C15 or early C16, floored later C16, C19 internal re-
arrangement and external refenestration, further C20 work.
Plan and development: the cottage is the hall and lower room of through-passage and
3-room house, the lower room was always floored over, this flooring over continued
aver the passage and jettied out into the hall, hall floored over late C16.
Exterior: 2 storeys, asymmetrical 3 windows, 2-light C19 casements with glazing bars
to the first floor, 2 larger 2-light C19 casements on the ground floor. Central
door opening, half-glazed door, C20 ledge hood. Further small opening with a barred
iron frame, inserted late C20 to right of the door opening.
Interior: with plank and muntin screen to the higher side of the through-passage.
The ends of the internal jetty beams project into the hall. The hall with a
fireplace with a broad wooden bressumer, rear lateral stack. Lower room to left
with a fireplace with a narrow wooden bressumer.
Roof: a cruck truss is visible from the chamber over the hall which is ceiled and
there is a closed truss of both the higher and lower ends of the hall, so that the
roof space above is inaccessible. The inner room is now part of No.16

Listing NGR: SS8032114480

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