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Bakehouse Approximately 150 Metres South East of Winstode House

A Grade II Listed Building in Crediton Hamlets, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7621 / 50°45'43"N

Longitude: -3.7145 / 3°42'52"W

OS Eastings: 279175

OS Northings: 97230

OS Grid: SX791972

Mapcode National: GBR QJ.RCDT

Mapcode Global: FRA 3732.8QZ

Entry Name: Bakehouse Approximately 150 Metres South East of Winstode House

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242809

English Heritage Legacy ID: 443607

Location: Crediton Hamlets, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Crediton Hamlets

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Crediton

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 79 NE CREDITON HAMLETS

6/94 Bakehouse approx. 150m
south-east of Winstode House

II


Bakehouse. C17. Cob on rubble footings; stone and cob stack; corrugated iron roof
(formerly thatch). Small gable-ended one room block terraced into hillside.
Massive ground floor fireplace in west gable end. Faces south. 2 storeys. 2
window front with door to left in heavy oak frame with chamfered surround. Ground
floor window missing. 2 small first floor windows have original unglazed oak
frames with chamfered mullions, 2 lights to left, 3 to right.
Unaltered interior. Pitched stone floor and large oak crossbeam, chamfered with
scroll stops. Enormous granite fireplace with oak lintel contains large bread oven
in left side and a curious arrangement of unknown function in the right side
comprising 2 round headed arches at floor level with rising flues and high inside
the chimney a large, blocked opening. Although the first floor structure has
collapsed to right of the stack there is no sign of an internal stair, but there is
a first floor door through the east gable. 2 bay roof with A-frame truss and
pegged, lap-jointed collar.
This small C17 bakehouse with apparently separate accommodation above is a
remarkable survival.


Listing NGR: SX7917597230

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

Description

SX 79 NE CREDITON HAMLETS

6/94 Bakehouse approx. 150m
south-east of Winstode House

II


Bakehouse. C17. Cob on rubble footings; stone and cob stack; corrugated iron roof
(formerly thatch). Small gable-ended one room block terraced into hillside.
Massive ground floor fireplace in west gable end. Faces south. 2 storeys. 2
window front with door to left in heavy oak frame with chamfered surround. Ground
floor window missing. 2 small first floor windows have original unglazed oak
frames with chamfered mullions, 2 lights to left, 3 to right.
Unaltered interior. Pitched stone floor and large oak crossbeam, chamfered with
scroll stops. Enormous granite fireplace with oak lintel contains large bread oven
in left side and a curious arrangement of unknown function in the right side
comprising 2 round headed arches at floor level with rising flues and high inside
the chimney a large, blocked opening. Although the first floor structure has
collapsed to right of the stack there is no sign of an internal stair, but there is
a first floor door through the east gable. 2 bay roof with A-frame truss and
pegged, lap-jointed collar.
This small C17 bakehouse with apparently separate accommodation above is a
remarkable survival.


Listing NGR: SX7917597230

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