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The White Hart

A Grade II Listed Building in Chulmleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9128 / 50°54'45"N

Longitude: -3.8695 / 3°52'10"W

OS Eastings: 268671

OS Northings: 114252

OS Grid: SS686142

Mapcode National: GBR KZ.QZGC

Mapcode Global: FRA 26SP.GBS

Entry Name: The White Hart

Listing Date: 25 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1152731

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97259

Location: Chulmleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX18

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Chulmleigh

Built-Up Area: Chulmleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Chulmleigh St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 6814 - 6914
7/81 The White Hart
Former inn, now private house. Probably C17 core, extensively remodelled in early
C19. Painted roughcast rendered stone rubble and probably some cob. Slate roof with
gable ends. Brick stack at left end, and large lateral stack, with brick shaft to
rear right end enclosed by rear wing. Small brick stack inserted in early C20 to
front right end.
Plan: Essentially a 2 room and through-passage plan, the left-hand room at one time
axially partitioned to form unheated rear cellar, the larger right-hand room , heated
by the rear lateral stack, was much altered in C19 by the insertion of a spine
partition creating a long narrow room (formerly the bar) with raised floor level to
front and 2 smaller rooms to rear, that nearest to the through-passage formerly the
serving area. C19 dog-leg staircase to rear of through-passage. Also added in the
C19 was the 2-storey gable-ended kitchen wing of one-room plan sharing the rear
lateral stack and creating a 1-shaped plan. The upper storey of the main range
extends over the carriage-way through to the rear courtyard at the right end.
Attached at right angles to the rear left end of the main range is the stable block,
the upper storey reached by an external staircase and originally used as a club room.
Exterior: 2 storeys. 4 window range. C19 fenestration intact, all 3 light
casements 8 panes per light except at right end which has 2 light casement, 6 panes
per light over large double plank doors to carriage-way entrance. Pilastered
doorcase with carved consoles supporting shallow hood, 2 panelled base to door, upper
part glazed.
Interior: Largely unspoilt late C19/early C20 interior including fireplaces, joinery,
dado panelling and staircase. Tiled floor to through-passage. Flag floor to rear
right-hand room. Stable block intact with 6 stalls. Probably C19 roof structure.

Listing NGR: SS6867114254

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