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Latitude: 50.2509 / 50°15'3"N
Longitude: -3.6574 / 3°39'26"W
OS Eastings: 281935
OS Northings: 40304
OS Grid: SX819403
Mapcode National: GBR QP.CN1V
Mapcode Global: FRA 387C.DZ4
Entry Name: The Kings Arms
Listing Date: 25 March 1991
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1325186
English Heritage Legacy ID: 99968
Location: Stokenham, South Hams, Devon, TQ7
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
SX84SW The Kings Arms
House, formerly a public house. Probably C18 extended at rear in C19.
Stone rubble, front range plastered. Asbestos tile roof with gabled ends
and catslide at rear over outshuts. Plastered stone rubble gable end stack
and tall stone rubble rear lateral stacks with yellow clay louvred pots.
Plan: 2-room plan house; the straight staircase at the centre which forms a
lobby entrance might have been inserted into a cross-passage; another cross-
passage was formed to the right of the staircase containing the right hand
room smaller. The right hand room has a gable end stack and the left hand
room is heated from a lateral stack at the back. In the C19 a heated
outshut was built at the rear, the right hand hand end of which is an
outbuilding; deeper in plan and with a separate side entrance.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window east front facing the sea.
First floor left early C19 section pane sash, and at centre 2-light
horizontally sliding sash with glazing bars. The other windows are later
C19 4 and 6-pane sashes. Central doorway with early C19 6-panel door and
open-fronted rendered porch with slate lean-to roof and stone seats inside
against side walls. Right hand side has plank door to store in rear
The main roof is carried down at rear as catslide over rear outshut, the
left hand end of the outshut projects and to left of centre a plank door.
Interior: Is remarkably unaltered since the C19. Matchboard partitions and
plank doors including plank doors at bottom of stairs. The left hand room
has C18 glazed china cupboard in corner, set upside panelled corner cupboard
and C20 tiled fireplace in lateral stack. The right hand room has old
benches against walls and C19 range in large fireplace.
The rear outshuts and first floor rooms were not inspected.
Listing NGR: SX8193540304
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