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The Wolery

A Grade II Listed Building in Templeton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9143 / 50°54'51"N

Longitude: -3.5843 / 3°35'3"W

OS Eastings: 288722

OS Northings: 113949

OS Grid: SS887139

Mapcode National: GBR LC.QRSV

Mapcode Global: FRA 36CP.KFF

Plus Code: 9C2RWC78+P7

Entry Name: The Wolery

Listing Date: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1306189

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96838

Location: Templeton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Templeton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Templeton St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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12/190 The Wolery


House, said formerly to have been agent's house to the Cruwys Estate. Early C17 with
considerable C20 remodelling. Whitewashed, rendered cob and stone rubble; thatched
roof, half-hipped at ends; right end stack, axial stack dismantled.
Plan: Single depth 3 room plan with an approximately central entrance into a lobby
formed by the back to back axial stacks (truncated above first floor level). The
original arrangement appears to have been parlour to the left, kitchen to the right
with a small service room to the rear of the axial stacks with access from the
kitchen. The house has been extended at the left end, enlargening the left end room,
and there is an additional small room at the right end of unknown date. C20 stair
against front wall of right hand room.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3 window front, the eaves thatch eyebrowed over
the first floor windows. C20 thatched gabled porch; 1, 2 and 3-light C20 casement
windows with square leaded panes.
Interior: The left hand room has a chamfered scroll-stopped cross beam and open
fireplace with a deep cambered scroll-stopped lintel. The right hand room has an open
fireplace with scroll-stopped lintel and a bread oven.
Roof: Jointed cruck roof construction : 2 trusses (no access to apex) dressed off
below the side-pegged joint.
In the centre of the village, group value with Town Farmhouse, Post Cottage and Town

Listing NGR: SS8872213949

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