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The Old Poor House

A Grade II Listed Building in East Worlington, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9072 / 50°54'25"N

Longitude: -3.75 / 3°45'0"W

OS Eastings: 277054

OS Northings: 113424

OS Grid: SS770134

Mapcode National: GBR L4.R5V3

Mapcode Global: FRA 361P.T2H

Plus Code: 9C2RW64X+VX

Entry Name: The Old Poor House

Listing Date: 14 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325473

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97434

Location: East Worlington, North Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

Civil Parish: East Worlington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: West Worlington

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SS 71 SE
8/29 The Old Poor House
- II
House. Late C17. Cob and rubble core, smooth-rendered and colourwashed, straw-
thatched roof; gable end stacks with C20 brick shafts.
Plan: symmetrical 2-room plan, central lobby with straight-flight staircase, room to
each side of similar size, gable-end fireplaces.
Exterior: 2 storeys, symmetrical front of 3-windows, 2-light C19 casements with
close-set glazing bars. Central-door opening, plain C19 plank door.
Interior: each fireplace to ground floor with a chamfered wooden bressumer, that to
left with bread oven and evidence of adjacent former staircase, present stair C19.
Roof: part of the original roof survives, 2 trusses with lapped collars and ridges,
remainder renewed.
First floor stated to have been used as the Village Institute in the C19. Prominent
roadside position.

Listing NGR: SS7705613428

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