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A Grade II Listed Building in Colebrooke, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7905 / 50°47'25"N

Longitude: -3.7389 / 3°44'19"W

OS Eastings: 277531

OS Northings: 100429

OS Grid: SS775004

Mapcode National: GBR L5.ZGNJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 3710.57F

Plus Code: 9C2RQ7R6+5F

Entry Name: Easterbrook

Listing Date: 20 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242516

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441937

Location: Colebrooke, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Colebrooke

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Colebrooke

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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House, former farmhouse. Mid C16 with late C16-early C17 and C18 improvements,
extended in C19, modernised circa 1980. Plastered cob on rubble footings with some
C19 and C20 brick; stone rubble stack topped with C20 brick; corrugated aluminium
roof (formerly thatch).
Originally a 2-room-and-through-passage plan house facing, south-west with service
room on left (north-west) end. all has projecting rear ateral stack. Inner room
not added until C19. C20 large porch to rear of passage. 2 storeys. Irregular 4-
window front of various C20 casements, most with glazing bars. Front passage
doorway left of centre contains C20 plank door. Gable-ended roof. Left end wall
complete rebuild of C19 brick.
Interior: passage-hall partition is C16 oak plank-and-muntin screen. The muntins
are chamfered but lower part of screen (including stops) has been renewed. Hall
has volcanic ashlar fireplace with plain soffit-chanfered oak lintel and includes a
late C19 bread oven with cast iron door. Hall floored in late cl6-early C17 by
large crossbeam with broad soffit chamfers and pyramid stops. All joists replaced
circa 1980. In roof a side-pegged jointed cruck over passage-hall screen. It is
missing its collar and shows evidence of wattle-and-daub infill. Rest of roof over
service room, passage and hall replaced in C18 by A-frame trusses with pegged lap-
jointed collars and X-apexes, and the hipped end of that roof still survives over
upper end of hall. Roof extended in C19.
Rare survival of small C16 farmhouse.

Listing NGR: SS7753100429

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