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Latitude: 50.8385 / 50°50'18"N
Longitude: -3.2792 / 3°16'45"W
OS Eastings: 310021
OS Northings: 105113
OS Grid: ST100051
Mapcode National: GBR LS.WK1N
Mapcode Global: FRA 460W.B9T
Entry Name: Hembercombe West hembercombe West and Tower View or Hembercombe tower View or Hembercombe
Listing Date: 27 January 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1204557
English Heritage Legacy ID: 87081
Location: Broadhembury, East Devon, Devon, EX14
Civil Parish: Broadhembury
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Broadhembury St Andrew, Apostle and Martyr
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
ST 10 NW
3/78 Hembercombe west and Tower View or
House divided into 2 estate cottages. Probably C18, C20 renovations. Creamwashed
rendered cob and stone; thatched roof with a plain ridge, hipped at the right end,
gabled at the left end; axial stack and end stacks with modern brick shafts.
Plan: Single depth plan, 4 rooms wide with a rear centre tiled outshut. Most of the
partitions in Hembercombe East appear to be C20, Hembercombe West not inspected
internally at time of survey (1987).
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2:3 window front, Hembercombe West to the left,
buttress on front at junction between 2 cottages. Gabled porches with segmental
arched outer doorways and C19 or C20 plank front doors. Hembercombe West has 2- and
3-light C19 or C20 timber casements with glazing bars, Hembercombe East has C20
casements with square leaded panes.
Interior: Hembercombe East is largely modernized inside with 2 roughly-finished
exposed crossbeams, the left hand beam slightly chambered.
Roof: Apex not inspected but principal rafters visible in Hembercombe East are
straight and the roof structure is probably C18 or C19.
One of a group of small houses and cottages on the lane to Broadhembury Common.
Listing NGR: ST1002105113
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