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Savourys

A Grade II Listed Building in Chawleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9075 / 50°54'26"N

Longitude: -3.8633 / 3°51'47"W

OS Eastings: 269088

OS Northings: 113655

OS Grid: SS690136

Mapcode National: GBR L0.R141

Mapcode Global: FRA 26SP.YJK

Entry Name: Savourys

Listing Date: 19 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325811

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95501

Location: Chawleigh, Mid Devon, Devon, EX18

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Chawleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Chawleigh St James

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

CHAWLEIGH
SS 61 SE
1/30 Savourys
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G.V II
House, former farmhouse. Early C17 with mid C19 extension. Main block of
plastered cob on rubble footings, extension of exposed rubble; stone rubble stacks
topped with C20 brick; thatch roof.
Gable-ended 2-room and central staircase plan main block facing south-west with end
stacks, that to right (south-east), projecting and with a secondary oven
projection. At left (north-west) end the extension with hipped roof projects
forward, and is offset. connecting only on the corner.
2 storeys. Irregular 3-window front of different casements of various dates. The
3 first floor and left end ground floor windows are C18 flat-faced mullion 3-light
casements containing rectangular panes of leaded glass. Other ground floor windows
are C20, right one with leaded glass, the other with glazing bars. C17 porch
slightly right of centre has cob walls and hipped roof. Oak outer arch has richly
moulded architrave comprising a series of hollow chamfers and fillets. Right side
wall includes small lancet fashioned from single piece of oak. The front doorway
is also C17, an oak frame with ogee-moulded surround, and contains contemporary
studded plank door with strap hinges and oak lock-housing. Rear elevation includes
more C18 casements and some C20 replacements, all with similar leaded glass and to
rear of right (east) room is a C17 oak 3-light window with flat mullions and
relatively shallow corner mouldings, an external hollow and internal ogee. It
contains diamond panes of leaded glass, some of them very old and tinged green, and
original iron-framed casement with ornate catch. Front of extension has late C19
casements with glazing bars, the ground floor casement with twisted iron security
bar.
Interior shows mostly C17 features. Right room still has pitched cobble floor and
crossbeam has soffit-chamfer with runout stops and rubble fireplace has soffit
chamfered and straight cut stopped oak lintel, fireplace to left room has low
arched lintel, its soffit chamfered with scroll stops. Original roof structure of
A-frame trusses with pegged, lap-jointed collars and dovetail halvings.


Listing NGR: SS6908813655

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