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Latitude: 50.8205 / 50°49'13"N
Longitude: -3.5962 / 3°35'46"W
OS Eastings: 287658
OS Northings: 103544
OS Grid: SS876035
Mapcode National: GBR LC.XNR9
Mapcode Global: FRA 36CX.SXG
Plus Code: 9C2RRCC3+6G
Entry Name: Church Cottage West View
Listing Date: 4 November 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1251023
English Heritage Legacy ID: 433584
Location: Stockleigh Pomeroy, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Stockleigh Pomeroy
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Stockleigh Pomeroy St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
Tagged with: Cottage
STOCKLEIGH POMEROY STOCKLEIGH POMEROY
SS 80 SE
- Church Cottage and West View
Church house, divided into 2 cottages, used as almshouse in C19. Circa early C16,
remodelled in C19. Rendered and painted cob walls. Dry slate and asbestos slate
roof with slightly projecting eaves and verges and brick chimneys over gable ends.
3 rooms originally with larger central room (hall). The hall was heated by a
lateral stack on the rear wall and the end rooms had fireplaces on the gable end
walls. Inserted stack and stairs are in hall of left-hand dwelling (Church
Cottage). 2 storeys. Irregular 3-window south-west front. House, left, has nearly
central doorway with 6-panel door and C20 Doric porch. C20 12-pane 2-light casement
in tall opening, left. C20 12-pane 2-light casements to first floor. 3-light
leaded casement survives to first floor of gable end, left. Cottage, right, (West
View) has doorway, left and window within C20 open lean-to porch; further window to
right of porch and window to 1st floor centrally over porch. Windows are 12-pane 2-
light casements with wider central lights.
Interior: plank and muntin screen in Church Cottage at left side of original hall,
with chamfered muntins on hall side and central doorway with cranked head with
carved spandrels, and heavy chamfered head beam. Said to be remains of screen at
opposite end of hall, now covered up, in West View. In Church Cottage, in former
hall, 2 large axial ceiling beams with deep chamfers with large step stops. Roof
has 3 probably jointed crucked trusses morticed and side pegged at apices and with
morticed and side pegged cranked collars which are chamfered on upper and lower
edges with run out stops. The apex is cut for diagonal ridge which is missing and
the blades are trenched for 3 tiers of purlins which are missing except for lower
purlins and middle purlin at front. The rafters are also missing. The roof timbers
are entirely clean and have remains of lime-wash.
Important as a surviving Church house. Good quality C16 features probably
Mentioned in 'The Church House', by Copeland.
Listing NGR: SS8766003543
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