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Former Stable at Tuckett's Farm

A Grade II* Listed Building in Haccombe with Combe, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5354 / 50°32'7"N

Longitude: -3.567 / 3°34'1"W

OS Eastings: 289044

OS Northings: 71795

OS Grid: SX890717

Mapcode National: GBR P0.JG4D

Mapcode Global: FRA 37FN.06D

Entry Name: Former Stable at Tuckett's Farm

Listing Date: 23 August 1955

Last Amended: 2 December 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307006

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85793

Location: Haccombe with Combe, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ12

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Haccombe with Combe

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Combeinteignhead All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

HACCOMBE-WITH-COMBE LOWER NETHERTON
SX 89 71

15/128 Former stable at Tuckett's Farm
(formerly listed as Farm buildings at
23.8.55 Tuckers Farm including stone basin
(part of horse cider press) but
GV excluding farmhouse)

II*


Stable. Probably C18. Whitewashed plastered cob on stone rubble footings ; thatched
roof with plain ridge, hipped at left end and carried down as a catslide over a
cartshed at the right end.
Plan: Rectangular on plan, the ground floor divided up for loose boxes, the loft
over adapted as a children's playroom in circa 1900. It is not clear whether the
building was originally built as a stable. The lean-to cartshed is a later addition.
Exterior: Single-storey with loft. The south elevation has a loft loading door in
the centre, a blocked window on the ground floor in the centre with a timber lintel,
a slit window in the cob to the left and a slit window with a timber lintel to the
right. The cartshed has large double doors of rough planks with strap hinges. The
north elevation is partly obscured by ivy but has a loft loading door, a window to
the left and a small window to left of centre with evidence of a large blocked
doorway.
Interior: The ground floor is cobbled with a drain and fitted up with loose boxes
complete with timber troughs and hay racks. The loft, with pegged collar rafter roof
trusses was adapted as a childrens playroom circa 1900 and is unaltered since then.
It preserves several simple, ingenious devices forming a route followed by the
children through the loft : a notched post to climb up to the roof-trusses, on old
canvas hammock slung between 2 trusses and finally a cider barrel with the ends
knocked out, suspended as a chute through which the children dropped on to bales of
hay. Starred as part of a remarkable group of Vernacular Revival and traditional
thatched buildings at Tuckett's Farm.


Listing NGR: SX8904471795

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