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A Grade II Listed Building in Denbury and Torbryan, Devon

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Latitude: 50.4884 / 50°29'18"N

Longitude: -3.6615 / 3°39'41"W

OS Eastings: 282228

OS Northings: 66720

OS Grid: SX822667

Mapcode National: GBR QN.WM0G

Mapcode Global: FRA 376R.Z6V

Plus Code: 9C2RF8QQ+99

Entry Name: Tapleys

Listing Date: 15 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263592

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432001

Location: Denbury and Torbryan, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ12

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Denbury and Torbryan

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ipplepen with Torbryan

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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House. Late C16 or C17, with later additions. Rendered stone or cob. Slated
roof, hipped at right-hand end. Two storeys, with single-storey lean-tos at rear.
Main range has 3-room ground-plan, the right-hand room (now storage-room with
separate access) being divided off by a stone wall and possible a later addition.
Front has doorway, off-centre to left, with early C20 glazed porch. Ground storey
has one window at either side of porch; second storey has one window above porch
and another to far right. All have C19 or early C20 wood casements, except for
tall, small-paned horizontal sliding sash of late C18 or early C19 above porch.
Projecting stone chimney-stack with tapered top to rear of two left-hand rooms.
Interior: large fireplace in rear wall of middle ground-storey room has floor of
slates on edge and a segmental brick arch of headers. Two plank doors with long
strap-hinges in second storey. 2 roof-trusses over the 2 left-hand rooms have
principal rafters with plain feet, threaded purlins and ridge-piece; both have had
halved collar-beams with shaped ends, but only one, which is cambered, survives.
Other interesting features may be hidden under plaster. q.v. Barn at south end of
Spring Cottage and Thatchings.

Listing NGR: SX8222866720

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