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East Kerscott

A Grade II Listed Building in Swimbridge, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0479 / 51°2'52"N

Longitude: -3.9502 / 3°57'0"W

OS Eastings: 263396

OS Northings: 129427

OS Grid: SS633294

Mapcode National: GBR KW.G93Q

Mapcode Global: FRA 26MB.T27

Entry Name: East Kerscott

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107665

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98651

Location: Swimbridge, North Devon, Devon, EX32

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Swimbridge

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Swimbridge St James the Apostle

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SWIMBRIDGE
SS 62 NW
11/169 East Kerscott

II

House, C17 remodelled and roof raised c.1830-1840. Painted rendered stone rubble
and cob. Slate roof with gable ends. Twin stacks at left gable end and rendered
stack to right gable end and lateral hall stack to rear with offsets and tapered
cap, enclosed by C19 2-storey outshut. 3 rooms and cross-passage probably formerly
through-passage plan, considerably enlarged in width by addition in C19 of 2-storey
outshut and 2-storeyed gabled dairy wing at right angles to rear right end. 2
storeys. 4-window range. 16 paned hornless sashes mostly retaining old glass.
Off-centre porch with plain unmoulded clasping pilasters. 6 panelled inner door.
Fire insurance plaque "West of England, Exeter" between central first floor
windows.
Interior. Wide span C19 roof trusses. Much of the C19 joinery survives and most
of the doorways have 2-panelled doors. Marble chimneypiece with tiled surround to
inner room. 3-ringed creamery to outshut which has lime-ash floor. Dairy fittings
intact including large central slated chest cover to well.


Listing NGR: SS6339629427

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