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Nos 3 and 5 High Cross House (3) Including Courtyard Walls and Outbuildings to South and Front Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Sampford Peverell, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9199 / 50°55'11"N

Longitude: -3.3822 / 3°22'55"W

OS Eastings: 302938

OS Northings: 114287

OS Grid: ST029142

Mapcode National: GBR LN.Q8ZJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 36TN.S7P

Entry Name: Nos 3 and 5 High Cross House (3) Including Courtyard Walls and Outbuildings to South and Front Railings

Listing Date: 17 March 1988

Last Amended: 7 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1168283

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95995

Location: Sampford Peverell, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Sampford Peverell

Built-Up Area: Sampford Peverell

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Sampford Peverell

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

In the entry for:-
SAMPFORD PEVERELL
ST 01 SW
HIGHER TOWN
(north side)
8/146 Sampford Peverell
Nos. 1-3 Higher House including
courtyard walls to south and front
railings
GV II

The address and description shall be amended to read:-

ST 01SW SAMPFORD PEVERELL

HIGHER TOWN
(east side)
8/146 Sampford Peverell
Nos. 3 & 5 Higher Town including
17/3/'88 courtyard walls and outbuildings
to south and front railings
GV II
Two adjoining houses. c1850-60 remodelling of earlier building. Plastered
stone rubble; stone rubble stacks topped with C19 and C20 brick; slate-roof.
Plan: The main building has an L-shaped plan. The main block faces onto the street to the west. Two 2-room plan houses each containing one heated and
one unheated room with entrance hall and staircase between. No 3 at the
left (north) has a projecting gable-end stack, and No 5 at the right end
has a rear lateral stack. A 2-room plan rear block projects at right angles behind No 5 and sharing the rear lateral stack. The rear courtyard in the
angle of the wings is enclosed by low outbuildings, and at the right (south)
end of the main block a walled courtyard including an outbuilding on the
south side intrudes into the churchyard. The main building is 2 storeys.
Exterior: the main block has deliberately asymmetrical 4-window front of C19 timber mullion-and-transom windows with glazing bars, and all the windows
have stucco voussoirs over. Both doorways contain C19 6-panel doors,
overlights and panelled reveals but have different doorcases. Each end comer
of the main front has quoin strips. The roof is gable-ended. The outer
(south) side of the rear block (No 5) has an irregular 4-window front of
painted stone-mullioned windows.

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In the entry for the following:-

SAMPFORD PEVERELL
ST01SW HIGHER TOWN
(east side)
8/146 Sampford Peverell
17/3/'88 Nos. 3 & 5 Higher Town including
courtyard walls and outbuildings
to south and front railings
GV II

The address and description shall be amended to read:-

SAMPFORD PEVERELL
STOlSW HIGHER TOWN
(east side)
111-/8/146
17/03/88 Nos. 3 and 5
High Cross House (3)
including courtyard walls and
outbuildings to south and front
railings
GV II

Two adjoining houses. Probably C17 or earlier, the front range rebuilt and
much of the remainder of the property remodelled after fire damage in
1860s. Plastered stone rubble and cob; slate roof stone rubble stacks
finished in C19 and C20 brick.
PLAN: L-shaped plan to main block, with the principal front range containing maintentances to Nos 3 and 5 facing the street; large stack at junction with
rear wing (part of No 3). Rear courtyard in angle of the wings is enclosed
by a former brewhouse and outbuildings of early C19 date, and to the right (south) of front block is a walled rectangular yard with an outbuilding on
the south-west side which intrudes into the churchyard.
Interior of No 5: C18 and C19 panelled doors and dog-leg stair with
chinoiserie balustrade. No 3 not inspected.
Subsidiary Features: wall to right of No 3, with keyed false stone arch
over central doorway Interior of brewhouse has large segmental-arched
fireplace, with iron door to bread oven and boiler on left with copper;
stone flag floor; boxed beam and early/mid C19 3-bay roof.

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SAMPFORD PEVERELL HIGHER TOWN (north side)
ST 01 SW
Sampford Peverell
8/146 Nos. 1-3 Higher House including
- courtyard walls to south and front
railings
GV II
3 adjoining houses. Circa 1850-60. Plastered stone rubble; stone rubble
stacks topped with C19 and C20 brick; slate roof.
Plan: the main building has an L-shaped plan. The main block faces onto
the street to the east. Two 2-room plan houses each containing one heated
and one unheated room with entrance hall and staircase between. No.1 at
the left (north) has a projecting gable-end stack, and No.2 at the right
end has a rear lateral stack. No.3 occupies a 2-room plan rear block
projecting at right angles behind No.2 and sharing the rear lateral stack.
The rear courtyard in the angle of the wings is enclosed by low
outbuildings, and at the right (south) end of the main block a walled
courtyard including an outbuilding on the south side intrudes into the
churchyard. The main building is 2 storeys.
Exterior: the main block has deliberately asymmetrical 4-window front of
C19 timber mullion-and-transom windows with glazing bars, and all the
windows have stucco voussoirs over. Both doorways contain C19 6-panel
doors, overlights and panelled reveals but have different doorcases. Each
end corner of the main front has quoin strips. The roof is gable-ended.
The outer (south) side of the rear block (No.3) has an irregular 4-window
front of painted stone-mullioned windows.
Interior not inspected.
The courtyard to right (south) of the main block is enclosed by a tall
stone rubble wall with a gabled outbuilding on the south side. The front
wall contains a doorway anti the front end of the outbuilding has a first
floor window, both with red sandstone ashlar voussoirs and projecting
keystones. A narrow strip of ground along the front of the main block is
enclosed by C19 cast iron spear-headed railings with vase-headed standards.


Listing NGR: ST0293814287

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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