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A Grade II Listed Building in Diptford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3966 / 50°23'47"N

Longitude: -3.79 / 3°47'24"W

OS Eastings: 272867

OS Northings: 56718

OS Grid: SX728567

Mapcode National: GBR QF.XJ2R

Mapcode Global: FRA 28Y0.392

Plus Code: 9C2R96W5+JX

Entry Name: Ryes

Listing Date: 8 August 1978

Last Amended: 26 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108322

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101156

Location: Diptford, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Diptford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Diptford St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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4/244 Ryes (formerly listed as
Ryes Cottage)

8.8.78 II

Small house. Probably mid C18. Rendered stone rubble. Thatched roof with
gabled ends, right hand end abuts adjoining cottage which is not included.
Gable end stacks; the right hand stack has a squat rendered shaft with
slate weathering; the left hand stack has thinner shaft with chimney pot
made from 4 slates on edge and joined by mortice and tenon type of joints.
Plan: Probably originally a 2-room plan house each room heated by a gable
end stack later subdivided into a pair of 1-room plan cottages and in C20
reunited into one house.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window range. Circa late C19 2-light
first floor casements with glazing bars. Ground floor 2 C20 large
casements to left and a C20 plank door to right of centre.
Interior: the right hand room has only thin slightly chamfered wavy
ceiling joists without a main beam. The ceiling over the left hand room
has a replaced cross-beam. Both rooms have altered fireplaces.
Roof: the circa C18 roof has collars lapped and pegged to the face of the
straight principal rafters which have halved and pegged apexes.

Listing NGR: SX7286756718

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