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Lower Sigdon

A Grade II Listed Building in Buckland-Tout-Saints, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3006 / 50°18'2"N

Longitude: -3.7763 / 3°46'34"W

OS Eastings: 273590

OS Northings: 46020

OS Grid: SX735460

Mapcode National: GBR QH.9FMN

Mapcode Global: FRA 28Z7.NMR

Entry Name: Lower Sigdon

Listing Date: 28 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325057

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99483

Location: Buckland-Tout-Saints, South Hams, Devon, TQ7

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Buckland-Tout-Saints

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Charleton with Buckland-Tout-Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

BUCKLAND-TOUT-SAINTS -
SX 74 NW
5/41 Lower Sigdon
- II
Farmhouse, now house. C17, with C19 or C20 fenestration. Rubble, brick stacks,
slate roof. In two sections, with split ridge level, and stepped up across
site, set gable-end to road. Probable cross passage 3-room plan, stair turret
at back. Two storeys, front has 2+2 windows, all 2-light glazing-bar casements,
but 3-light to left of door in C20 lean-to porch. Eaves stack in brick at junc-
tion between 2 units, hipped roof to right, with eaves stack at end, in brick.
To road a 2-light glazing bar casement; various lean-to additions not of special
interest. Back has various 2 or 3-light casments, some with glazing bars; C20
door and porch, swept down roof over stair turret, with small light. Interior
has been much modified, including complete C20 roof structure, but retains a
good slate spiral staircase, with evidence of an upper flight presumably to
former larger roof space; a later straight stair inserted in C20. The central
kitchen has large slate slab lintel, and a deep chamfered rough transverse
beam. The upper end of this room has a panel and muntin screen of probably C17
date; this lies under a partition wall at the upper level, possibly concealing a
further plank wall, parts of which appear in the roof space. There are changes
of level in the building, the lowest end being away from the road; it is reputed
to have been a long house, but evidence now tenuous.


Listing NGR: SX7359046020

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