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Latitude: 50.6741 / 50°40'26"N
Longitude: -3.8183 / 3°49'5"W
OS Eastings: 271617
OS Northings: 87624
OS Grid: SX716876
Mapcode National: GBR QD.4WC0
Mapcode Global: FRA 27W9.B98
Entry Name: Weeke Brook (Weekbrook Cotts on Os)
Listing Date: 16 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1147076
English Heritage Legacy ID: 94642
Location: Chagford, West Devon, Devon, TQ13
District: West Devon
Civil Parish: Chagford
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Chagford St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
CHAGFORD GREAT WEEKE
SX 78 NW
4/112 Weeke Brook
- (Weekbrook Cotts on OS)
Cottage. Late C17-early C18, modernised and extended in 1985. Plastered granite
stone rubble; granite stacks with plastered brick chimney shafts; thatch roof.
Plan: 2-room plan cottage built across a hillslope and terraced into it, facing
east. Originally it seems that there was a central lobby entrance with the
staircase rising to rear but in the C19 the doorway was moved to the right
(northern) room, the stairs moved to front centre and the left room extended into
this central compartment. Each room has a gable end stack. 1-room plan single
storey extension on right end was added in 1985. Main cottage is 2 storeys.
Exterior: irregular 3-window front of C20 casements with glazing bars. Front door
and monopitch tile roofed porch also C20. Roof and extension roof are gable-ended.
Interior: the larger left room has an original kitchen fireplace. It is large,
built of granite with a soffit-chamfered and runout stopped oak lintel. The side
oven was relined with brick in C19. The crossbeam here is also a C19 replacement.
Original 3-bay roof made up of crudely-finished, waney and far from straight,
timbers. The left (southern) truss has a face-pegged jointed cruck principal to
rear (a very late example). The front principal bows downwards and rests on a
granite pad. The right truss has principals with curving feet resting on granite
pads. Both have pegged lap-jointed collars. These trusses are set over the
proposed positions of the original ground floor partitions.
Listing NGR: SX7161787624
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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