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Latitude: 50.2933 / 50°17'35"N
Longitude: -3.6578 / 3°39'27"W
OS Eastings: 282012
OS Northings: 45015
OS Grid: SX820450
Mapcode National: GBR QP.91XP
Mapcode Global: FRA 3878.0V4
Entry Name: The Old Workhouse
Listing Date: 25 March 1991
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1163828
English Heritage Legacy ID: 99872
Location: Slapton, South Hams, Devon, TQ7
District: South Hams
Civil Parish: Slapton
Built-Up Area: Slapton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Slapton St James the Great
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SLAPTON BROOK STREET
11/86 The Old Workhouse
Workhouse, now private house. Dated 1822, converted into house probably in
C20. Local slate rubble. Asbestos tile roof with gabled ends. 2 lateral
stacks at back, one truncated, the other with rendered and heightened shaft
with yellow clay louvred pots.
Plan: Rectangular plan, original internal arrangement uncertain but there
appear to be two rooms with lateral fireplaces at the back and a central
entrance at the front. In the C20 a large extension was built at the rear.
Exterior: 3 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window front the windows and doorway
displaced slightly to the right. Small window openings, smaller at the top,
with cambered stone arches, slate sills and late C19 or C20 2-light
casements with glazing bars. The centre second floor window has keystone
inscribed "1822 W.A.". Central doorway with C20 glazed door and canopy.
The right hand end abuts Brook Cottage and the left hand end has C20 glazed
door on right, 2-light casement to left and small C20 window in gable. At
the rear a C20 2-storey slate hung extension.
Interior: Not inspected. There are lateral fireplaces at the back of each
room, one with cambered timber lintel, the other has a brick arch.
Said to have been built from the rent of the curate's house, now Old Walls
Listing NGR: SX8200645017
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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