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Former Stable at Tuckett's Farm

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

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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

Plus Code: 9C2RGCPM+55

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

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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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)


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
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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