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Glebe House

A Grade II Listed Building in Morchard Bishop, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8544 / 50°51'15"N

Longitude: -3.7465 / 3°44'47"W

OS Eastings: 277163

OS Northings: 107554

OS Grid: SS771075

Mapcode National: GBR L5.VDQH

Mapcode Global: FRA 361V.28F

Entry Name: Glebe House

Listing Date: 26 August 1965

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250461

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432835

Location: Morchard Bishop, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Morchard Bishop

Built-Up Area: Morchard Bishop

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Morchard Bishop St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 7607 - 7707
Morchard Bishop
11/143 Glebe House
- II

House. Mid C19. Plastered cob and rubble; brick stacks and chimney shafts;
thatched roof. 2-room plan main block facing south with crosswings projecting
forward each forming overall U-plan. Front part of main block contains entrance
hall and stairs. Axial stacks each end of main block and lateral stacks on outer
sides of each wing. 2 storeys. Nearly symmetrical 3-window front, 1 to each
crosswing and 1 to main front, all C19 and C20 replacement casements with glazing
bars. 6-panel door to left of main block and red-tiled monopitch roofed porch. At
right end in corner with right crosswing is original cast iron rainwater head and
drain pipe. Main roof is higher than the wings and is half-hipped each end onto
ridge of crosswings. Crosswings are gable ended to front and rear. Tall chimney
shafts each side. On outer side of each crosswing the brick work of the flues is
exposed as they arch together over small round-headed window with Gothick glazing
bars. Diamond panes have been releaded in right (east) end. Rear elevation to
garden has regular 4-window front with 2-window main block broken forward from
crosswings. Windows are variety of late C19 and C20 casements and includes 12-pane
sash. Windows are larger than on front.
Interior includes much original joinery and plasterwork. Mid C19 roof structure
with king post trusses to main block.
An unusually large house to be built in cottage ornee style.

Listing NGR: SS7716307554

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

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