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A Grade II Listed Building in Winkleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8539 / 50°51'13"N

Longitude: -3.9443 / 3°56'39"W

OS Eastings: 263238

OS Northings: 107841

OS Grid: SS632078

Mapcode National: GBR KW.VJMD

Mapcode Global: FRA 26MV.36G

Plus Code: 9C2RV334+H7

Entry Name: Westacott's

Listing Date: 21 February 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163768

English Heritage Legacy ID: 90954

Location: Winkleigh, Torridge, Devon, EX19

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Winkleigh

Built-Up Area: Winkleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Winkleigh All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SS 6207-6307
12/163 Westacott's
House, originally probably farmhouse. Early C17 possibly with earlier origins and
C19 or C20 addition. Rendered cob walls. Thatch roof gabled to right and hipped to
left end, corrugated iron roof to outbuilding at right-hand end. Large rendered,
probably rubble, axial stack.
Plan: originally probably 3-room-and-through-passage plan, lower end to the right
reduced in height and downgraded to outbuilding. Hall is heated by a fireplace at
its higher end. C19 or early C20 lean-to built against end of inner room.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 1-window front 2 windows to ground floor. Early
C20 2 and 3-light casements. C19 or early C20 panelled and part-glazed door at
right-hand end of higher house part. Lower outbuilding to right has plank door on
its front wall.
Interior: room to left of passage has unchamfered beam resting on moulded wooden
corbels. Room to the right of passage now outbuilding, has very heavy chamfered
cross beam with hollow step stops and fireplace with unchamfered wooden lintel.
Roof trusses over main house probably C19 straight principal rafters and C20 timbers
over the room converted to an outbuilding.

Listing NGR: SS6323807841

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