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Stables About 30 Metres North West of Widdicombe House

A Grade II Listed Building in Stokenham, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2637 / 50°15'49"N

Longitude: -3.6688 / 3°40'7"W

OS Eastings: 281149

OS Northings: 41750

OS Grid: SX811417

Mapcode National: GBR QN.4YZD

Mapcode Global: FRA 386B.GHV

Entry Name: Stables About 30 Metres North West of Widdicombe House

Listing Date: 25 March 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325185

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99964

Location: Stokenham, South Hams, Devon, TQ7

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Stokenham

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Stokenham St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

STOKENHAM
SX84SW Stables about 30 metres
8/180 North West of Widdicombe
House

GV II

Stables. Circa 1720-5, contemporary with Widdicombe House (qv); extended in
C19. Slate rubble. Bituminised half-hipped roof partly recald in
corrugated iron. Some old crested ridge tiles survive.
Plan: Rectangular stable range with projecting entrance porch at centre of
front, and with loft above with access via a doorway at the left end where
the ground level is higher. In C19 an outshut was built in front of the
right hand end and another outshut was added to the right hand end.
Exterior: 1 storey plus loft. Symmetrical front with hipped roof
projecting porch at centre. Row of pigeon holes under the eaves with
continuous stone ledge below. One doorway in porch and 3 to left, but wall
to right of porch obscured by the C19 outshut with a lean-to roof. Another
C19 outshut with lean-to roof on right hand end. Loft doorway on left hand
end.
Interior: Chamfered ceiling beams with run-out stops. Later boarded stall
partitions, iron railed above. The roof structure at the left hand end
rebuilt in C20.


Listing NGR: SX8114941750

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