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Meadow Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Morchard Bishop, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8562 / 50°51'22"N

Longitude: -3.7504 / 3°45'1"W

OS Eastings: 276890

OS Northings: 107753

OS Grid: SS768077

Mapcode National: GBR L4.VCQZ

Mapcode Global: FRA 361T.SW0

Plus Code: 9C2RV64X+FR

Entry Name: Meadow Bank

Listing Date: 4 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250554

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432963

Location: Morchard Bishop, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: 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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SS 7607 - 7707
- Meadowbank
- II

House. Mid C17 with C19 addition. Plastered cob on rubble footings; rubble stacks
with C20 brick chinmey shafts; thatch roof. 3-room plan house facing south. The
left (western) room is a C18 addition with rear lateral stack. Middle room has
front projecting lateral stack and right (eastern) room has rear corner stack.
Outshots to rear. 2 storeys. Irregular 3-window front made up of mostly C19
casements with glazing bars and some old glass. Right end ground floor casement has
an internal iron security bar with twisted stem to central casement. C20 doors left
of centre and at right end. C20 casement without glazing bars to right of stack is
blocking C17 doorway. Roof half-hipped both ends. Right (east) end includes a
probably late C18 - early C19 2-light casement to stairs. Rear outshots include
some late C19 - early C20 windows with leaded glass.
Interior: cob crosswalls between rooms. Right (eastern) room has late C17 - early
C18 chamfered and runout stopped beam. A chamfered and scroll-stopped half-beam is
probably mid-C17 stop survive. Half-beam against right room crosswall is chamfered
with scroll stops adn crosswall includes C17 cupboard near front. Roof over these
2-rooms made up of A-frame trusses with pegged dovetail lap-jointed collars. Left
(western) roof includes late C18 A-frame truss of roughly finished timbers with
plain pegged lap-jointed collar and X-apex. Ground floor this end has no exposed
beam, the fireplace is blocked and is lined with C19 plank wainscotting. This room
was once the parlour of an inn according to the present occupants.

Listing NGR: SS7689007753

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