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West Mead

A Grade II Listed Building in Rattery, Devon

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Latitude: 50.4423 / 50°26'32"N

Longitude: -3.775 / 3°46'29"W

OS Eastings: 274059

OS Northings: 61783

OS Grid: SX740617

Mapcode National: GBR QH.0MXJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 27ZW.H4T

Plus Code: 9C2RC6RG+W2

Entry Name: West Mead

Listing Date: 27 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107393

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99325

ID on this website: 101107393

Location: Rattery, South Hams, Devon, TQ10

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Rattery

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Rattery The Blessed Virgin Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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House. Circa early C16, remodelled and extended in C17. Whitewashed and partly
roughcast stone rubble. Asbestos slate hipped roof. Three room and through
passage plan with open hall. Hall floored, rear lateral stack inserted and
front wall of hall brought forward in C17, probably at same time as kitchen wing
was added to rear of higher end. Later outshut added to front of lower end.
Two storeys. Long three window range. C20 casements. Gabled hall projection
to right of two storeys with stone hood mould over ground floor window and timber
moulded lintel with run-out stops. First floor window has hood mould and chamfered lintel. Through passage doorway to left of centre with chamfered lintel and inserted fielded panelling to side of door, and C20 porch. Outshut to left hand of front. Interior: Inserted floor over hall has chamfered beams with run-out stops. Partly blocked hall lateral fireplace. Solid wall between hall and inner room. Two closely spaced ceiling beams in inner room, chamfered and with ogee stops. Chamfered beams in kitchen wing and large kitchen fireplace in end wall with C20 lintel and oven. Roof over main range has three trusses and one blade of fourth truss lightly smoke-blackened, and with morticed apices and morticed collars and threaded purlins. The collars and purlins are missing. Roof over lower end replaced but retains one circa C17 or C18 truss crossed at apex. Roof over kitchen wing entirely C20.

Listing NGR: SX7405961782

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