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A Grade II Listed Building in Bradninch, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8281 / 50°49'41"N

Longitude: -3.4182 / 3°25'5"W

OS Eastings: 300214

OS Northings: 104129

OS Grid: ST002041

Mapcode National: GBR LL.X5W5

Mapcode Global: FRA 36QX.B4D

Plus Code: 9C2RRHHJ+6P

Entry Name: Pendennis

Listing Date: 11 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1306986

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95236

ID on this website: 101306986

Location: Bradninch, Mid Devon, EX5

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Bradninch

Built-Up Area: Bradninch

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bradninch St Disen

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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12/44 Pendennis

Substantial detached house. C17, with later alterations. Cob and stone mix,
plastered, with some brick patching, under wheat reed thatched roof, gabled-end to
right, wings half-hipped. Formerly a 3-room, cross-passage plan with the addition
of 2 wings (of different builds) at the higher end. Large end stack to left of
main range with C17 brick shaft, and end stack to rear parlour wing, with brick
shaft and moulded cap. 2 storeys throughout.
Front: (facing south-west); 3 window range, upper casement windows under eyebrow
eaves, all 3 lights, 2 with 2 panes per light, one with 3, all contained within old
frames. One 2- and one 3-light casement window to ground floor with 3- and 2-panes
per light respectively. Concrete-tiled porch to left, set further left than the
now blocked entrance to former cross-passage. C20 lean-to porch, pantiled, with
one 2-light window, occupies angle of main range and front wing. 3-light window
above, 2-panes per light.
Rear: one C20, and one older single light window to first floor; one 2-light
casement window to right of rear entrance. French window to inner face of parlour
wing with 4-light casement window above. Wing end wall with small 3-light window
above with 2 leaded panes per light, and a single light window below. Left-hand
elevations of house with 2- and 3-light windows to ground floor only. Although
some panes have been removed from most of the windows, many of the window surrounds
and openings appear to be pre-C19.
Interior: right-hand (lower end) room with end fireplace, chamfered stone jambs and
timber lintel, and 3 cross beams, 2 chamfered with step-stops; early hall
arrangement re-ordered by the insertion of entrance and inner lobby and staircase,
with axial chamfered beam with scroll stops. Parlour fireplace with unadorned
stone jambs and timber lintels. Roof to main range ceiled and inspection not
possible; one jointed cruck visible, 2 trenched purlins; another truss of
indeterminate type also partially visible. Parlour wing with roughly hewn roof
timbers exposed in upper room, 3 bays, purlins with bark retained in part.

Listing NGR: ST0021404129

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