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1 and 2, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Kentisbeare, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8654 / 50°51'55"N

Longitude: -3.3246 / 3°19'28"W

OS Eastings: 306878

OS Northings: 108163

OS Grid: ST068081

Mapcode National: GBR LQ.TZG8

Mapcode Global: FRA 36XT.BKY

Entry Name: 1 and 2, High Street

Listing Date: 15 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325880

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95758

Location: Kentisbeare, Mid Devon, Devon, EX15

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Kentisbeare

Built-Up Area: Kentisbeare

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Kentisbeare St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

ST OO NE KENTISBEARE HIGH STREET, Kentisbeare
8/103 Nos 1 and 2
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GV II
Pair of cottages. Possibly C17 or early C18, considerably altered in the C19.
Roughcast cob and stone; gable end slate roof with red ridge tiles. The original
plan is uncertain, but it may have been a 3-room, cross passage plan house, no. 2
(to the right) containing the passage and service end (heated by an end stack), no.
1 containing the hall (heated by an axial stack backing onto the passage) and inner
room (heated by a rear lateral stack). All stacks of brick, the axial stack with
some old (i.e. perhaps C18) brick. 2 storeys.
Exterior Front: no. 2 is set back slightly (6"); now a 4 window range, although no.
2 had a blocked window (not visible externally); all 3-light C19 casement windows.
Ground floor with 2 doorways, and four 3-light casement windows; the casements of
no. 2 are early C19. Left hand end with one 3-light casement window to first
floor, one of 2 lights below. Small ground-floor window to right-hand end. Rear
with leanto (no. 2) and 2 storey, flat-roofed extension to no. 1; all C20 casement
windows.
Interior: No 1, the left hand room has a rear fireplace with stone jambs and a
timber lintel with shallow chamfer, no. 2 with deeply chamfered axial ceiling beam.
Nos 1 and 2 face nos 3 and 4 across High Street, and form an attractive group.


Listing NGR: ST0687108167

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