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Glebe Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Woolfardisworthy, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8645 / 50°51'52"N

Longitude: -3.666 / 3°39'57"W

OS Eastings: 282853

OS Northings: 108538

OS Grid: SS828085

Mapcode National: GBR L8.TWLH

Mapcode Global: FRA 366T.9MH

Plus Code: 9C2RV87M+QJ

Entry Name: Glebe Cottage

Listing Date: 4 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1251342

English Heritage Legacy ID: 434020

ID on this website: 101251342

Location: Woolfardisworthy, Mid Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Woolfardisworthy

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Woolfardisworthy East St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

Tagged with: Cottage Thatched cottage

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6/301 Glebe Cottage

Cottage, former church house. C17, renovated circa 1938. Plastered cob on rubble
footings; rubble stacks with C20 brick tops; thatched roof. L-shaped house with 2-
room main block facing south-west. Rear kitchen/service wing at right angles behind
hall, the right (south-eastern) front room. Axial stack to front block serving
back-to-back fireplaces and axial stack to rear block. Newel stair projects to rear
of hall in angle of 2 wings. 2 storeys. Balanced but not symmetrical front; 2
windows to first floor, 4 to ground floor. All circa 1938 casements with small
rectangular panes of leaded glass and narrow margin panes, except casement with
glazing bars at left end. Left first floor window has thatched gable over and right
window has thatched eyebrow over. C20 door to left room with gabled and thatch-
roofed porch with open framed sides on low rubble footings. Stone buttress to right
probably blocking C17 lobby entrance. Roof gable-ended to left and hipped to right.
Outer side of crosswing has similar circa 1938 casements with leaded glass.
Interior: Hall to right of front block has C17 crossbeam with chamfer and straight
cut stops, half beam against chimney breast is chamfered with scroll stops and
rubble fireplace lintel also soffit-chamfered with scroll stops. Possibly C18
cupboard in rear wall alongside C17 stair door; an oak plank and ledge door with
strap hinges hung in a solid frame with slight chamfered surround. Stone newel
stair with oak treads. Left front room has blocked fireplace and replacement
crossbeam. Rear block room has C18 chamfered and runout stopped crossbeam and
rubble fireplace with chamfered and worn step stopped oak lintel. Both roofs have A-
frame trusses with pegged lap-jointed collars, but scantling smaller in possibly
later rear wing.

Listing NGR: SS8285308538

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