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Lower Corscombe

A Grade II Listed Building in Sampford Courtenay, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7484 / 50°44'54"N

Longitude: -3.9585 / 3°57'30"W

OS Eastings: 261929

OS Northings: 96138

OS Grid: SX619961

Mapcode National: GBR Q4.V2ZP

Mapcode Global: FRA 27L3.HN2

Entry Name: Lower Corscombe

Listing Date: 8 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147004

English Heritage Legacy ID: 93031

Location: Sampford Courtenay, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Sampford Courtenay

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Sampford Courtenay St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 69 NW
8/148 Lower Corscombe

House, formerly farmhouse. C17 witn C19 addition. Rendered cob and stone rubble
walls. Gable ended slate roof. Axial stone rubble stack and rendered brick stack
at left gable end.
Plan: 3-room and through passage plan with lower end to the left, hall stack backs
onto passage. Inner and lower room fireplaces inserted in C19. the inner room may
have been partly rebuilt at this time as its front wall projects slightly. Also in
C19 an outshut was added along the rear wall and an outbuilding extending from the
left-hand end.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4-window front of C20 small-paned 3-light
casements. C20 stable type door to left of centre. Right-hand side of house
projects slightly. Lower barn/shippon attached at left-hand end.
Interior: open fireplace in hall has chamfered wooden lintel with granite jamb to
right, stone and brick oven in left-hand side and a floor of slates set on edge.
Over the window is a re-used chamfered beam with square mortices in its soffit.
Small C18 wall cupboard with fielded panel door. Only insubstantial roof timbers
which are probably C19.

Listing NGR: SX6192996138

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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