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Latitude: 50.6739 / 50°40'25"N
Longitude: -3.8202 / 3°49'12"W
OS Eastings: 271480
OS Northings: 87604
OS Grid: SX714876
Mapcode National: GBR QD.4VS0
Mapcode Global: FRA 27W9.9K1
Entry Name: Great Weeke Cottage
Listing Date: 20 February 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1326037
English Heritage Legacy ID: 94639
Location: Chagford, West Devon, Devon, TQ13
District: West Devon
Civil Parish: Chagford
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Chagford St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
CHAGFORD GREAT WEEKE
SX 78 NW
4/109 Great Weeke Cottage
House. Dated 1692, possibly with an earlier core, refurbished and partly rebuilt in
mid or late C19, modernised in 1972. Plastered granite rubble, exposed on south
side; granite stacks topped with C19 and C20 brick; thatch roof.
Plan: 2-room plan house facing west with central through-passage. Gable end stacks,
the left one projecting. Each room has a stair to rear of the fireplace. Outshots
to rear, the one behind the right room is original. Right end wall rebuilt in C19.
Main house is 2 storeys.
Exterior: symmetrical 3-window front of C20 casements with glazing bars. Central
front passage door now contains a C20 plank door. There are small gables over the
first floor. The central gable has a crudely executed inscription; WN
with the date 1698. The left gable has a similar inscription recording the 1972
modernisation. The plaster render is lightly inscribed as ashlar, not so where it
has been patched. Roof is gable-ended. The left stack has weathered offsets. The
right (south) side is the C19 rebuild and the casements here have brick segmental
Interior: only limited interior access was possible at the time of survey. Both
sides of the passage are lined by oak plank-and-muntin screens with moulded shallow-
moulded muntins. The left room has a plain soffit-chamfered crossbeam. The
fireplace is blocked by a C20 grate. The other rooms and the roof were not
Great Weeke Farm Cottage is one of a number of listed buildings in the hamlet of
Source: E Mercer, English Vernacular Houses (1975) p.148, Fig.98, plate 46.
Listing NGR: SX7148087604
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