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Lower Watertown

A Grade II Listed Building in Satterleigh and Warkleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9781 / 50°58'41"N

Longitude: -3.9009 / 3°54'3"W

OS Eastings: 266647

OS Northings: 121571

OS Grid: SS666215

Mapcode National: GBR KY.LPL3

Mapcode Global: FRA 26QJ.G2F

Plus Code: 9C2RX3HX+6J

Entry Name: Lower Watertown

Listing Date: 8 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1258621

English Heritage Legacy ID: 445323

ID on this website: 101258621

Location: North Devon, EX37

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Satterleigh and Warkleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Warkleigh St John

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Lower Watertown


Tenement farmhouse, now private dwelling. Probably late C17, extended at left end
circa 1980. Rendered stone rubble and cob. Half-hipped thatch roof, including
continuous rear outshut. Tall stone rubble stack with tapered cap to rear left-
hand room enclosed by outshut. Brick stack to rear of C20 extension.
Plan: original core consists of 2-room plan with direct entry into larger left-hand
room heated by rear lateral stack and smaller unheated room to right; which
formerly had staircase at rear entering the larger left-hand room by a now blocked
doorway in its right-hand corner. Continuous outshut to rear, possibly integral.
2-storey C20 extension of 1 room plan at left end, containing staircase.
2 storeys. 5-window range. C20 fenestration, 2-light casements, 2 panes per light.
C20 leanto porch with C19 inner plank stable door to centre of original range, with
additional entrance to left end extension.
Interior. Principal room has chamfered scroll-stopped fireplace lintel. C17
straight-headed doorway with chamfered surround to right. Otherwise C19 joinery
largely intact and original core largely unspoilt.

Listing NGR: SS6664721571

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