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Latitude: 50.6343 / 50°38'3"N
Longitude: -3.7276 / 3°43'39"W
OS Eastings: 277917
OS Northings: 83043
OS Grid: SX779830
Mapcode National: GBR QK.0G2D
Mapcode Global: FRA 372D.HKM
Entry Name: Lower Willowray
Listing Date: 4 February 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1146793
English Heritage Legacy ID: 85024
Location: Moretonhampstead, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13
Civil Parish: Moretonhampstead
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Moretonhampstead St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 78 SE
5/89 Lower Willowray
House, formerly farmhouse. C17 or earlier. Probably C19 extension at higher end.
Granite rubble walls. Thatch roof, hipped to left end, gabled to right, raised
above first floor windows. Brick axial stack.
Plan probably originally 3-room-and-through-passage, hall stack backing onto
passage and removed when in C18/C19 passage and lower end rebuilt as cider house.
Gable end fireplace to inner room with a newel staircase to the rear of it.
Probably C19 extension to higher end.
2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window front, 2 windows to first floor, of 2- and 3-
light mid C20 metal frame casements all with diamond leaded panes except for ground
floor right of centre which is in a shallow projection and has no glazing bars.
Straight joint to right marks the beginning of the extensions. Door to left of
centre is C20 plank with timber lintel. To left of centre left window the wall
projects in a curve and continues along that line to the left end for the cider
house which has wide double doorway to the left and inserted 3-light C20 window to
Interior contains some features of interest. Hall has heavy cambered longitudinal
beam chamfered with run-out stops and similar half beam at front and rear. Solid
wall between hall and inner room which has heavy cross beams chamfered with step
stops. Fireplace has chamfered wooden lintel with blocked oven opening in right-
hand side. Stone newel staircase at rear of inner room. Roof inaccessible but
curved foot of one truss seen likely to be jointed cruck. Lower end survives as
cider house with crushing mechanism intact.
Listing NGR: SX7791783043
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