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Latitude: 50.8467 / 50°50'48"N
Longitude: -4.1647 / 4°9'52"W
OS Eastings: 247701
OS Northings: 107471
OS Grid: SS477074
Mapcode National: GBR KL.VW7L
Mapcode Global: FRA 265V.MBR
Entry Name: Outbuilding Immediately to North East of Upcott Barton
Listing Date: 4 October 1960
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1309543
English Heritage Legacy ID: 91064
Location: Sheepwash, Torridge, Devon, EX21
Civil Parish: Sheepwash
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
SS 40 NE
7/89 Outbuilding immediately to north-
- east of Upcott Barton
Outbuilding possibly former chapel. Early C15 remodelled in C17. Cob and rubble
walls. Gable-ended slate roof.
Plan: rectangular 1-room plan with no evidence of a fireplace. The roof structure
ceiling beams and the 1st floor window date from the C17 suggesting that the
building was remodelled then and possibly if it had been a chapel its function
changed and it was made into 2 storeys.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical front with 4-centred hollow chamfered granite
medieval doorway to right of centre. Above it is large inserted loading hatch. To
the right of that is C17 3-light ovolo-moulded wooden mullion window. In left
gable-end is original 2-light wooden mullion winodw with trefoiled heads - the
dividing mullion has been removed.
Interior: C17 roof trusses with straight principals onto which the collars have
been halved with notched lap-joints C17 chamfered ceiling beams (the ist floor has
This is an unusual survival of an early non-domestic building where the suggestion
that it was a chapel seems likely.
Listing NGR: SS4770107471
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