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Saddlers

A Grade II Listed Building in Morchard Bishop, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8556 / 50°51'20"N

Longitude: -3.7506 / 3°45'2"W

OS Eastings: 276875

OS Northings: 107696

OS Grid: SS768076

Mapcode National: GBR L4.VKMV

Mapcode Global: FRA 361V.0MY

Entry Name: Saddlers

Listing Date: 26 August 1965

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250490

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432875

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

MORCHARD BISHOP FORE STREET (north-east side)
SS 7607 - 7707
Morchard Bishop
11/157
- No. 12 (Saddlers)
26.8.65
GV
II

Cottage, formerly 2 cottages. C18 and early C19. Plastered cob on rubble footings;
rubble stack topped with C19 brick; thatched roof. Now a 2 room cottage facing
south-west set between Nos 11 and 13 Fore Street (q.v.). C18 1 room plan cottage
with rear diagonal corner stack is on right (south-eastern) side and early C19 1
room plan cottage added to left, its fireplace built into the back of C18 stack. 2
storeys. Irregular 2-window front of late C19 early C20 casements with glazing
bars. Those on ground floor have smaller glass panes than first floor windows.
Interior. Right room has plain chamfered cross beam and stone rubble diagonal
corner fireplace with a chamfered and runout stopped oak lintel and brick side oven.
Left room has square-sectioned crossbeam with C19 brick. Fireplace. Roof shows
former hipped end of right cottage. Cottage is one of a row of 13 cottages which
together form the longest continuous run of thatch-roofed buildings in Devon, and
probably the longest run in England.


Listing NGR: SS7687507696

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