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The Reading Room

A Grade II Listed Building in Monkokehampton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8306 / 50°49'50"N

Longitude: -4.0145 / 4°0'52"W

OS Eastings: 258227

OS Northings: 105386

OS Grid: SS582053

Mapcode National: GBR KS.WYNK

Mapcode Global: FRA 26GW.ZTR

Entry Name: The Reading Room

Listing Date: 29 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308745

English Heritage Legacy ID: 93319

Location: Monkokehampton, West Devon, Devon, EX19

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Monkokehampton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Monkokehampton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

MONKOKEHAMPTON MONKOKEHAMPTON
SS 50 NE
4/205 The Reading Room
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GV II
Parish room, formerly cottage. C18 with C19 leanto. Rendered cob walls. Thatch
roof gabled to right and hipped to left end. Slate roof to rear outshut.
Projecting rendered rubble or cob stack at right gable end with brick shaft.
Plan: originally probably 2 room plan but at present the building consists of a
single room of 2 storey height - the internal partitions and floors having been
removed. C19 leanto with external access behind right-hand end.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Regular 2 window front of late C19 or early C20 3-light
casements to 1st floor; fixed light on ground floor. Late C19 or early C20 gabled
wooden porch with decorative barge-boards and finial, C19 plank door behind.
Interior: fireplace has had modern grate inserted, the only old feature visible is
a C19 wall cupboard with panelled doors.


Listing NGR: SS5822705386

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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