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Number 1, Number 2 and Number 3 (Hillview Cottage), pleases Row

A Grade II Listed Building in Stockleigh Pomeroy, Devon

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Latitude: 50.821 / 50°49'15"N

Longitude: -3.5966 / 3°35'47"W

OS Eastings: 287633

OS Northings: 103598

OS Grid: SS876035

Mapcode National: GBR LC.XNNX

Mapcode Global: FRA 36CX.LNP

Plus Code: 9C2RRCC3+99

Entry Name: Number 1, Number 2 and Number 3 (Hillview Cottage), pleases Row

Listing Date: 4 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262982

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433574

Location: Stockleigh Pomeroy, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

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

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- No.1 and No.3 (Hillview Cottage)
and No.2 Pleases Row

3 adjoining cottages, probably originally 1 house. Circa early C15, remodelled and
extended circa C17 and extended C20 to left and rear. Rendered and painted cob
walls, hipped wheat-reed thatched roof with 2 brick axial chimneys, brick shaft over
external breast to end, right and over external lateral breast to front with
projecting oven. Now 6-room plan plus extensions for bathrooms etc., to rear.
Probably originally 3-room-through-passage plan. 2 storeys. Irregular 6-window
south-west front. C20 windows except three 12-pane, 2-light casements to first
floor, right. Original entrance probably to left of lateral stack, now with window.
Present entrances with C20 doors to far left; to right of lateral breast and under
5th 1st floor window with C20 gabled porch. Old rafter ends project beyond cob
under eaves.
Interior of middle cottage (No.2) part of original hall has splayed fireplace with
chamfered oak lintel with runout stops and oven in fireback, right. Roughly
chamfered oak axial beam. Stops probably beyond later partitions. Roof structure
old but inaccessible.
No.3 (Hillview Cottage) at north-west (left) end has chamfered axial ceiling beam
with scroll stops and fireplace in end wall with stone rubble jambs and chamfered
lintel with scroll stops. Partition plastered over. Roof truss visible in upper
room boxed in and roof space inaccessible.
No.1 at south-east (right) end; 2 smoke-blackened probably raised crucks, only
blades at the rear survive and have massive square set purlins on top of blades and
have morticed chamfered arch braces which are tenoned for the collars which are
missing. The smoke-blackened rafters also survive. Roof over higher, right-hand
end replaced in circa late C17 or early C18, the principals crossed at apices and
side-pegged to lap-jointed collars. Hall has chamfered beam with step stops and
inserted fireplace with timber lintel with step stops. Inner room has chamfered
beam with double scroll stops.

Listing NGR: SS8762703602

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