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Latitude: 50.7962 / 50°47'46"N
Longitude: -3.744 / 3°44'38"W
OS Eastings: 277182
OS Northings: 101072
OS Grid: SS771010
Mapcode National: GBR L5.Z1BS
Mapcode Global: FRA 361Z.P64
Entry Name: Spencer House
Listing Date: 20 November 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1262032
English Heritage Legacy ID: 436079
Location: Colebrooke, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Colebrooke
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Colebrooke
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 70 SE
3/123 Spencer House
House. Probably C18, thoroughly refurbished and extended circa 1980. Plastered
cob on rubble footings; cob stack with C20 plastered chimney shaft; circa 1980 roof
of interlocking concrete tile (once thatch).
Original house has 2-room plan facing south-east with rear lateral stack to left
(south-west) roan and C20 service block at right angles to rear. 2 storeys.
Irregular 2-window front of late C19 and C20 casements, most with glazing bars.
Roughly central C20 door. Left end wall corner is rounded. Low-pitched roof is
half-hipped to left.
Interior is largely result of circa 1980 renovation at which time roof structure
and slates removed along with first floor structure of right room. Left room has
plain joist ceiling and stone rubble fireplace with plain oak lintel and upended
Spencer House is included for group value because it adjoins Spencer Cottage (q.v.)
to right and occupies prominent site in a remarkably unspoilt and picturesque
Listing NGR: SS7718201072
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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