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Higher Quarry

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitchurch, Devon

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Latitude: 50.5458 / 50°32'44"N

Longitude: -4.0877 / 4°5'15"W

OS Eastings: 252179

OS Northings: 73864

OS Grid: SX521738

Mapcode National: GBR NY.GZVX

Mapcode Global: FRA 27BM.7BQ

Plus Code: 9C2QGWW6+8W

Entry Name: Higher Quarry

Listing Date: 23 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1152246

English Heritage Legacy ID: 94094

ID on this website: 101152246

Location: West Devon, PL19

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Whitchurch

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Tagged with: Architectural structure

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Farmhouse, now house. Early C17, probably re-oriented mid-late C17, with addition of
2-storey porch and outshuts left and right; C20 alterations. Granite rubble,
rendered except for porch, granite dressings, tiled roof with weathered gable end
2-room and through passage plan with stair tower to original rear left (now front
right). In the later C17 the house was probably re-oriented, turned back to front,
with a 2-storey porch to the front of the passage, (formerly rear) a kitchen outshut
to front right and 2-storey dairy outshut to front left, both additions originally
unheated, dairy with small projecting porch to end left.
2 storeys, roof to front extended over additions left and right, central 2-storey
porch has hipped roof and 4-centred arched chamfered and run-out stopped granite
doorway with C20 door, C20 2-light casement under eaves. To right, a 3-light
chamfered granite casement, to left a similar 2-light and single light casement, all
C20 glazing, dairy porch has C20 glazed door and small single hollow-chamfered
granite light to side with iron stanchion. Left gable end has dairy with pitched
roof and 2-light chamfered granite casement at ground and first floor, projecting
beyond gable end of main range and with similar single granite light to rear. The
main range has external stack, 2-light chamfered granite casement at first floor to
left and continuous slate string extended around dairy. Right gable end has C20
single-storey porch to left with door, similar 2-light granite casement at first
floor left above kitchen outshut with C19 flue. Gable end external stack to main
range and 2-light granite casement at first floor right with mullion cut away, slate
string below window level. Rear has 3 windows, 12-pane sashes in exposed boxes at
first floor, ground floor has replacement 16-pane sash left and right of rear passage
door in granite, with 4-centred arch, chamfered, with C20 door.
Interior Much altered, in stair tower a granite newel stair around a wooden post;
hall/kitchen to right, with solid wall dividing this room from passage, partition
wall to lower end room to left.

Listing NGR: SX5217973864

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